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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Canterbury

distanceDistance366 miles (590 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 36 min
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Canterbury cover the 366 miles (590 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 36 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Canterbury West.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Canterbury.

How far is it from Edinburgh to Canterbury by train?

The Edinburgh to Canterbury train distance is approximately 366 miles (590 km).

How long is the train to Canterbury from Edinburgh?

On average the Edinburgh to Canterbury train time is 5 h 36 min  covering the 366 miles (590 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What station does the Edinburgh to Canterbury train leave from? Which Canterbury train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When you arrive in Canterbury, your train can arrive in train stations including Canterbury West and Canterbury East.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Canterbury West.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh to go to Canterbury? Where is the train station in Canterbury located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Canterbury most often arrive at Canterbury West and need to travel around 0.4 miles (616 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Edinburgh to Canterbury?

For the trip from Edinburgh to Canterbury you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Edinburgh to Canterbury on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there between Edinburgh and Canterbury a day?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Edinburgh to Canterbury. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Canterbury? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Canterbury?

You can take the first train from Edinburgh to Canterbury at 10: 30   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Canterbury leaving at 10: 52. Look for the latest Edinburgh Canterbury train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Canterbury.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express