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Duration 3h 28m
Distance 41 miles
Average price £148
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Canterbury takes 3h 28m and the fastest train takes 3h 1m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Calais to Canterbury. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Calais Frethun
  2. Ebbsfleet International
  3. Canterbury
3h 15m
£80 - £356

Calais to Canterbury train times

Trains run twice a week between Calais and Canterbury. The service departs Calais at 12:11 in the afternoon, which arrives into Canterbury at 15:06. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Canterbury West via Calais Frethun and Ebbsfleet International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Calais and Canterbury is 41 miles.

Calais to Canterbury train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Calais Frethun station.

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Calais to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Canterbury is 1h behind Calais. It is currently 4:17 AM in Calais and 3:17 AM in Canterbury.

There are 481+ hotels available in Canterbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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