From Southampton Central train to Reading, train to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, Tube to London St. Pancras International, train to Ashford(Kent), then train to Canterbury West. 4hrs 47min £77. From Southampton City Centre, Coach Station bus to Victoria Coach Station then bus to Canterbury City Centre, Bus Station. 5hrs 10min £21. From Southampton City Centre, Coach Station line 315 bus to Brighton, Old Steine (Royal Pavilion), bus to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station, bus to Chequers Bus Station, bus to Bysing Wood, The Leas, then bus to Canterbury City Centre, Bus Station. 8hrs 27min £28. From Southampton drive to Canterbury. 2hrs 18min £28.