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Duration 5h 31m
Distance 185.5 miles
Average price £149
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dorchester and Canterbury East takes 5h 31m and the fastest train takes 4h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Dorchester to Canterbury East. 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. Dorchester South
  2. London Victoria
  3. Canterbury East
5h 57m
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£96 - £182

Dorchester to Canterbury East train times

Trains run four times a day between Dorchester and Canterbury East. The earliest departure is at 13:33 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Dorchester is at 21:33 which arrives into Canterbury East at 09:53. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dorchester to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Dorchester South and arriving at Canterbury East via Clapham Junction and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Dorchester and Canterbury East is 158 miles. The road distance is 185.5 miles.

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Dorchester to Canterbury East train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Dorchester South station.

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

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