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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Canterbury

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Canterbury cover the 151 miles (244 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £41, but the average price of train tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Canterbury West.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Canterbury

Travel by train to Canterbury easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Canterbury.

How much do cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Canterbury cost?

You can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Canterbury for some dates and times for as low as £41  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Canterbury?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Canterbury from Birmingham is £53  one way.

How far is it from Birmingham to Canterbury by train?

The Birmingham to Canterbury train distance is approximately 151 miles (244 km).

What is the average Birmingham to Canterbury train duration?

The Birmingham to Canterbury train duration is on average 2 h 56 min, which is to be expected when travelling 151 miles (244 km) from Birmingham to Canterbury. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station in Birmingham goes to Canterbury? Which train station do I come into Canterbury from Birmingham?

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your route from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Canterbury, you can end your route in train stations like Canterbury West and Canterbury East.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Canterbury West   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Canterbury? Where is the Canterbury train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Canterbury West, located 0.4 miles (616 m) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Birmingham to Canterbury?

Take the Birmingham to Canterbury train with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Birmingham and Canterbury as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Canterbury from Birmingham a day?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Canterbury is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Birmingham to Canterbury? When does the last train depart from Birmingham to Canterbury?

The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Canterbury leaves at 08: 10. The last train departing from Birmingham to Canterbury leaves at 11: 10. You can find the latest Birmingham to Canterbury train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy Birmingham Canterbury train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train from Birmingham to Canterbury to cost on average £53 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Canterbury train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Canterbury.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales