How to get to Canterbury from Derby

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from Derby to Canterbury

How to get to Canterbury from Derby by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Derby to Canterbury is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Derby and Canterbury

distanceDistance156 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£18 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £53 • 2 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Trains

Travel 156 miles by train or coach to Canterbury from Derby. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or East Midlands Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Derby to Canterbury.

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Travel on National Express travel to Canterbury from Derby at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel 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 travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel 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 Derby - Canterbury travel: 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.

    FAQs: Derby to Canterbury

    FAQs: Travel 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 Derby to Canterbury.

    There are 2 options to travel from Derby to Canterbury including taking a train or coach.

    The cheapest way to get from Derby to Canterbury is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £18 compared to other travel options to Canterbury:

    Taking a coach costs £35 less than taking a train, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Canterbury from Derby is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 57 min.

    Other travel options to Canterbury take longer:

    Taking a coach requires on average 7 h 5 min of travel time.

    The distance between Derby and Canterbury is around 156 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Derby to Canterbury is:

    • 7 coaches a day.
    • 12 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Canterbury from Derby as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Derby to Canterbury:

    • Most travellers take a coach from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) to Canterbury, University Of Kent.
    • Most travellers board their train from Derby and arrive in Canterbury West.

    The following travel companies offer services from Derby to Canterbury:

    • National Express or Megabus can get you to Canterbury by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Derby to Canterbury for £18 on Omio.
    • Travel with East Midlands Trains for trains to Canterbury. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Midlands Trains Derby to Canterbury tickets on Omio for £53.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Derby to Canterbury with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find direct coaches with.
    • You can book a direct train with.

    Direct services to Canterbury tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Derby to Canterbury often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Dover, London Victoria, Paris or London Stansted Airport. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Derby and Canterbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Canterbury and any of these top destinations today!

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