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There are 4 ways to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West

$27 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, line 333 bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station 7 / ...
  2. Take the line 333 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Faversham, Crescent Road 333

$4 - $6

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Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury 46.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury 46.1 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury is to line 7 bus and line 333 bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and arriving at Canterbury East station via Chequers Bus Station and Faversham, Court Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells and arriving at Canterbury West via Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Canterbury is 37 miles. The road distance is 46.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Tonbridge station.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and line 333 bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 37 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Royal Tunbridge Wells, England and Canterbury, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury via Chequers Bus Station, Faversham, Crescent Road, and Faversham, Court Street in around 3h 45m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Faversham, Crescent Road
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Faversham, Crescent Road station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury is 46 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury.

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