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from London to Canterbury

You can get from London to Canterbury by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Canterbury on 8 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00London2h05 10:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane
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£91One-way
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08:00London2h05 10:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane
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£91One-way
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18:30London2h15 20:45Canterbury, St. Georges Lane
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£91One-way
17:30London2h20 19:50Canterbury, St. Georges Lane
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£91One-way
10:30London2h10 12:40Canterbury, St. Georges Lane
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£91One-way

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Wed
8 Dec
£39Southeastern
£9National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£26Southeastern
£9National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£39Southeastern
£9National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£32Southeastern
£9National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£33Southeastern
£9National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£39Southeastern
£9National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£26Southeastern
£9National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£39Southeastern
£9National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£39Southeastern
£9National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£39Southeastern
£12National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£33Southeastern
£16National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£33Southeastern
£16National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£39Southeastern
£9National Express
Tue
21 Dec
£39Southeastern
£9National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£26Southeastern
£9National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£39Southeastern
£18National Express
Fri
24 Dec
£39Southeastern
£12National Express
Sun
26 Dec
Find prices
£29National Express
Mon
27 Dec
£33Southeastern
£18National Express

Travel Information to Canterbury from London

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £38 • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Travel 54 miles (87 km) by coach or train between London and Canterbury. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Canterbury.

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FAQs
How do I go from London to Canterbury?

There are 2 ways to travel to Canterbury from London including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from London to Canterbury?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Canterbury. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Canterbury:

A coach is £32 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Canterbury costing on average £38.

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

The quickest way to travel between London and Canterbury is by train, which takes on average 54 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 5 min.

What is the distance from London to Canterbury?

The London to Canterbury distance is approximately 54 miles (87 km).

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from London at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Canterbury at Canterbury, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury West.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Canterbury?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Canterbury:

  • You can travel by coach between London and Canterbury with National Express, and you can find National Express London to Canterbury tickets for £6 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Canterbury from London with Southeastern, and you can find Southeastern London to Canterbury tickets for £38 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from London to Canterbury?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Canterbury with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with National Express.
  • You can take a direct train with Southeastern.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Canterbury as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Canterbury.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between London and Canterbury ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Canterbury often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Dover, Stansted or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Canterbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Canterbury and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from London to Canterbury online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £6 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £38 one way on average.

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

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