The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Canterbury will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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Of the 12 buses that leave London for Canterbury every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 87 km distance in an average of 2 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 5 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||54 miles (87 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£9 (€10)|
|Coach companies||National Express, Megabus or Infobus|
Coaches from London to Canterbury cover the 54 miles (87 km) long route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £9, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.
For as little as £9 you can travel by coach from London to Canterbury with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Canterbury coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
When you buy your National Express coach tickets from London to Canterbury don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Whether you are heading to visit friends at the university or taking a trip to the cathedral, there are plenty of direct daily buses from London to Canterbury. All buses are operated by National Express and take around 1 hour and 45 minutes. The first service departs from London Victoria at 7:00 a.m. and the final direct bus of the day leaves at 11:30 p.m. In between, there is approximately one bus per hour.
Departure Station: Buses from London to Canterbury leave from London Victoria Coach Station, which is around 200 metres south-west of Victoria Station. To get there, you can take buses like the 44 (which runs from Westminster) or take the Victoria, District or Circle lines to Victoria Station.
Arrival Station: Buses from London to Canterbury arrive at the National Express bus stop on St George's Lane. You'll alight just at the southern end of the city centre. The cathedral is about 400 metres to the north, and you can catch the 11 bus to Canterbury Christ Church University.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Canterbury most often arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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