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Duration 1h 24m
Distance 56.6 miles
Average price £45
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Upminster and Canterbury East takes 1h 24m and the fastest train takes 1h 15m. There is a train service every few hours from Upminster 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. Upminster
  2. West Ham DLR Station
  3. Stratford International
  4. Canterbury East
2h 13m
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£36 - £67

Upminster to Canterbury East train times

Trains run hourly between Upminster and Canterbury East. The service departs Upminster at 21:38 at night, which arrives into Canterbury East at 23:06. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Upminster to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Upminster and arriving at Canterbury West via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Upminster and Canterbury East is 41 miles. The road distance is 56.6 miles.

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Upminster to Canterbury East train services, operated by c2c, depart from Upminster station.

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

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There are 973+ hotels available in Canterbury East. Prices start at £75 per night.

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