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Duration 28 min
Distance 17.6 miles
Average price £14
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Canterbury and Sittingbourne takes 28 min and the fastest train takes 20 min. There is a train service every few hours from Canterbury to Sittingbourne. 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. Canterbury East
  2. Sittingbourne
36 min
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£8 - £20

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canterbury East and arriving at Sittingbourne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Sittingbourne is 16 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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Canterbury to Sittingbourne train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury East station.

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

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What companies run services between Canterbury and Sittingbourne?

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury East to Sittingbourne hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £20 and the journey takes 36 min.
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