There are 10 ways to get from Antwerp to Canterbury by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Ashford International Station

$96 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus

$22 - $31

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lille 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$58 - $86

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$250 - $272

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

$55 - $81

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$132 - $381

Fly Antwerp to London City, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to London City (LCY) ANR - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$102 - $344

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 16 min

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

$111 - $270

Fly Antwerp to Southend, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$131 - $465

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$138 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Canterbury is to bus and night bus which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Canterbury is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 210€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Lille and Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Canterbury West via Gare de Lille Europe and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Antwerp and Canterbury is 231 km.

The best way to get from Antwerp to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 80€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Antwerp to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Canterbury bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Antwerp station.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 144.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Antwerp to Canterbury via Lille Europe, Gare de Lille Europe, Ashford International Station, and Ashford International in around 3 h 46 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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