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Duration 1h 12m
Distance 64.7 miles
Average price £47
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between London Paddington Station and Canterbury East takes 1h 12m and the fastest train takes 1h 8m. There is a train service every few hours from London Paddington Station 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.

Train via King's Cross St. Pancras station

  1. St Pancras International
  2. Canterbury East
2h 12m
£32 - £63

London Paddington Station to Canterbury East train times

Trains run hourly between London Paddington Station and Canterbury East. The earliest departure is at 07:52 in the morning, and the last departure from London Paddington Station is at 22:54 which arrives into Canterbury East at 00:06. All services require a transfer at King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station and take an average of 1h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Canterbury West via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Canterbury East is 57 miles. The road distance is 64.7 miles.

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London Paddington Station to Canterbury East train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from St Pancras International station.

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London Paddington Station to Canterbury East train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Canterbury East. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London Paddington Station and Canterbury East?

Southeastern operates a train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £60 and the journey takes 54 min.
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