Duration 2h 53m
Distance 143.5 miles
Average price £112
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Salisbury and Canterbury takes 2h 53m and the fastest train takes 2h 41m. There is a train service every few hours from Salisbury 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 via London

  1. Salisbury
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Canterbury
3h 31m
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Salisbury to Canterbury train times

Trains run hourly between Salisbury and Canterbury. The earliest departure is at 12:21 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Salisbury is at 21:25 which arrives into Canterbury at 00:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Salisbury 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.

No, there is no direct train from Salisbury to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Salisbury and arriving at Canterbury West via Waterloo station and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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The distance between Salisbury and Canterbury is 126 miles. The road distance is 143.5 miles.

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

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

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