COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.
Duration 2h 9m
Distance 95.1 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Farnborough and Canterbury takes 2h 9m and the fastest train takes 2h 1m. There is a train service every few hours from Farnborough 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. Farnborough (Main)
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Canterbury
2h 48m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£47 - £92

Farnborough to Canterbury train times

Trains run hourly between Farnborough and Canterbury. The earliest departure is at 18:00 in the evening, and the last departure from Farnborough is at 22:00 which arrives into Canterbury at 00:06. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Farnborough to Canterbury? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Farnborough to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Farnborough (Main) and arriving at Canterbury West via Waterloo station and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

More details

The distance between Farnborough and Canterbury is 80 miles. The road distance is 95.1 miles.

Get driving directions

Farnborough to Canterbury train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Farnborough (Main) station.

More details

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

More details

Book your Farnborough to Canterbury train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

There are 954+ hotels available in Canterbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps