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from Edinburgh to Canterbury

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Travel Information to Canterbury from Edinburgh

distanceDistance366 miles (590 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £62
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 12 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 366 miles (590 km) to Canterbury from Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Canterbury.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Canterbury

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 Edinburgh to Canterbury.
FAQs

How do I travel between Edinburgh and Canterbury?

There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Canterbury: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Canterbury?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Canterbury. Tickets for a coach cost on average £25.

This is compared to other travel options to Canterbury:

A coach is generally £6 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £31 from Edinburgh to Canterbury.

A coach is generally £37 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £62 from Edinburgh to Canterbury.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Canterbury?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Canterbury is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options from Edinburgh to Canterbury can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 12 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 36 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Canterbury?

The distance between Edinburgh and Canterbury is around 366 miles (590 km).

How many services a day are there to Canterbury from Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Canterbury is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Edinburgh and Canterbury as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Edinburgh to Canterbury?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to Canterbury:

  • Coaches from Edinburgh to Canterbury most often leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Canterbury West.

Who can get me from Edinburgh to Canterbury?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Canterbury, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Canterbury by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Canterbury tickets on Omio for £31.
  • National Express can take you to Canterbury by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Edinburgh to Canterbury for £25.
  • London North Eastern Railway can get you to Canterbury by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Canterbury for £62 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Canterbury from Edinburgh?

Your journey from Edinburgh to Canterbury doesn't have to end in Canterbury. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Dover or Stansted. If you’d like to add London, Dover or Stansted to your Edinburgh to Canterbury trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Canterbury today!

When should I buy a ticket to Canterbury from Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Canterbury, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £31 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £25 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £62 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Canterbury online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.