There are 4 ways to get from Aylesford to Canterbury by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Line 155 bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Aylesford, High Street (Village Shop) to Chatham, Fire Station 155
  2. Take the train from Chatham to Canterbury East

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Aylesford to Paddock Wood
  2. Take the train from Paddock Wood to Canterbury West

$32 - $45

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aylesford to Canterbury 30.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Aylesford to Canterbury 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Aylesford, England and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Aylesford to Canterbury via Paddock Wood in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Aylesford to Paddock Wood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Paddock Wood to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesford, High Street (Village Shop) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Aylesford to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aylesford to Canterbury?

The distance between Aylesford and Canterbury is 42 km. The road distance is 48 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aylesford to Canterbury?

The cheapest way to get from Aylesford to Canterbury is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aylesford to Canterbury?

The quickest way to get from Aylesford to Canterbury is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £60 - £75.

Is there a direct train between Aylesford and Canterbury?

No, there is no direct train from Aylesford to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Aylesford and arriving at Canterbury West via Paddock Wood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Aylesford to Canterbury?

It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Aylesford to Canterbury, including transfers.