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Cheap train tickets from Canterbury to London

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Canterbury to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southeastern
08:131h38
Canterbury East (CBE)
09:51London Victoria (VIC)
£491One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southeastern
08:451h36
Canterbury East (CBE)
10:21London Victoria (VIC)
£491One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southeastern
08:351h33
Canterbury West (CBW)
10:08London Bridge (LBG)
£491One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southeastern
08:051h36
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:41London Bridge (LBG)
£491One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:230h55
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:18London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCanterbury to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Southeastern
08:051h36
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:41London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southeastern
08:131h38
Canterbury East (CBE)
09:51London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes
Southeastern
08:230h55
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:18London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Southeastern
08:351h33
Canterbury West (CBW)
10:08London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southeastern
08:351h19
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:54London St Pancras International (STP)
1 change
Southeastern
08:451h36
Canterbury East (CBE)
10:21London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes

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Train times from Canterbury to London

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 26 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

87 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Canterbury for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Southeastern
08:230h55
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:18London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:351h19
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:54London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
1 change
Southeastern
08:351h33
Canterbury West (CBW)
10:08London Bridge (LBG)
£491One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:451h36
Canterbury East (CBE)
10:21London Victoria (VIC)
£491One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:051h36
Canterbury West (CBW)
09:41London Bridge (LBG)
£491One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Canterbury to London

distanceDistance54 miles
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSoutheastern

Trains from Canterbury to London cover the 54 miles long trip taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £34, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in London Euston.

Train providers: Southeastern trains Canterbury to London

For as little as £12 you can travel by train between Canterbury and London with Southeastern. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Southeastern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to Kent, Sussex, Surrey and parts of East Anglia. It runs services from early morning until late at night, seven days a week. Southeastern has a range of train types, including high-speed Javelin trains, commuter-friendly Metro services, and the classic InterCity services. Ticket types include Advance, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southeastern are London to Kent, London to Eastbourne, and London to Hastings.

Train information from Canterbury to London with Southeastern:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 24 min
  • Cheapest Price: £12
  • Southeastern frequency: 12 a day

Trains from Canterbury to London

Rail travellers can choose from 48 trains from Canterbury to London on most days. Trains depart at a rate of two per hour during the week but may be less frequent at weekends. The first train leaves at 5.18 a.m. and the last is at 10.25 p.m. The route is managed by Southeastern and, although journey times can vary, a typical trip takes 1 hour 4 minutes.

What is the departure and arrival station for trains from Canterbury to London?

Departure Station: Trains depart from Canterbury West station. The busier of the city's two stations, Canterbury West is just 10 minutes on foot from the city centre and attractions like Canterbury Cathedral. Local buses can be caught nearby and taxis are generally available from the station car park.

Arrival Station: All trains from Canterbury to London terminate at St. Pancras International. The station is 15 minutes from Oxford Street and Central London by bus and there are several stops close to the station. TFL London Underground (Central, Northern, Victoria, Piccadilly, District, Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines) trains from Kings Cross/St. Pancras tube station can take travellers to any part of the city.

FAQs: Canterbury to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Canterbury to London 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 Canterbury to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Canterbury to London can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Canterbury to London is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Canterbury to London train travel time is 55 min   for the 54 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Canterbury to London leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Canterbury to London leaves at 22: 47.
There are 12 trains a day from Canterbury to London which require at least one change with Southeastern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Canterbury to London train with Southeastern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to London from Canterbury as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 47.

When departing from Canterbury, you have various train station options to start your route from including Canterbury West, Canterbury East and Canterbury East or Canterbury West. When arriving in London, you can end your journey in train stations like London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Canterbury West, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Canterbury to London is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Canterbury to London including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Canterbury and London

Canterbury
London
Canterbury West is the most popular Canterbury 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 Canterbury for your journey to London.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transport options for Canterbury West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station forecourt
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transport options for Canterbury East
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement bus stop in Station Road East, opposite the station entrance.
Canterbury East or Canterbury WestAccessibility
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