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Duration 2h
Distance 81.2 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Canterbury East takes 2h and the fastest train takes 1h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex 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. White Notley
  2. Stratford International
  3. Canterbury East
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Essex to Canterbury East train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Canterbury East. The earliest departure is at 13:08 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Canterbury East at 00:06. All services require a transfer at Stratford (London) and take an average of 2h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Canterbury West via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Essex and Canterbury East is 44 miles. The road distance is 81.2 miles.

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Essex to Canterbury East train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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

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There are 480+ hotels available in Canterbury East. Prices start at £75 per night.

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