There are 12 ways to get from Aberdeen to Canterbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£72 - £117

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Bus  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express / ...

£23 - £30

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Train via Edinburgh  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£72 - £186

Bus, train  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

£71 - £135

Drive  •  9h 42m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Canterbury 554 miles

£90 - £140

Fly Aberdeen to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Heathrow (LHR) ABZ - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£75 - £263

Fly Aberdeen to Southend, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Southend (SEN) ABZ - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

£104 - £180

Fly Aberdeen to London Luton, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Luton (LTN) ABZ - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£81 - £283

Train to Dundee, fly to London City, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee
  2. Fly from Dundee (DND) to London City (LCY) DND - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

£100 - £265

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted, bus, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  3. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

£77 - £271

Train to Dundee, fly to London Stansted, bus, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee
  2. Fly from Dundee (DND) to London Stansted (STN) DND - STN
  3. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

£118 - £330

Fly Aberdeen to Norwich, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Norwich (NWI) ABZ - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

£184 - £345

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Canterbury is to bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 15h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Canterbury is to fly and train which costs £80 - £290 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Canterbury via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Canterbury West via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Canterbury is 427 miles. The road distance is 554 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 8h 36m to get from Aberdeen to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Aberdeen to Canterbury train services, operated by LNER, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Canterbury is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £30 and takes 15h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 427.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 36m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Canterbury via London Kings Cross and St Pancras International in around 8h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Canterbury via London Victoria Coach Station in around 15h 20m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Dundee to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£64 - £66
Flights from Dundee to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £410
Flights from Aberdeen to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £350
Flights from Aberdeen to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£40 - £60
1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£12 - £17
1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£30 - £45
1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£20 - £29
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £17
1st Class
£27 - £40
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£28 - £40
1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £55
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £45
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£26 - £40
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £44
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £44
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£75 - £100
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£38 - £43
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£38 - £43
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£60 - £85
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
Train from Norwich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
London Overground
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £23
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Book at
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Eurolines FR
Megabus UK
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10
Website
Airport Bus Express

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Aberdeen to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Canterbury is 554 miles. It takes approximately 9h 42m to drive from Aberdeen to Canterbury.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Aberdeen to Canterbury bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and two other operators.

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There are 964+ hotels available in Canterbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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