Duration 2h 6m
Distance 67.5 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Gatwick and Canterbury takes 2h 6m and the fastest train takes 1h 48m. There is a train service every few hours from Gatwick 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.

Train • 2h 27m

  1. Horley
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Canterbury
2h 27m
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£44 - £76

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No, there is no direct train from Gatwick to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Horley and arriving at Canterbury West via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Gatwick and Canterbury is 56 miles. The road distance is 67.5 miles.

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Gatwick to Canterbury train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Horley station.

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

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There are 956+ hotels available in Canterbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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