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There are 7 ways to get from Aylesford to Canterbury by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 155 bus, train via Ashford International  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Aylesford, High Street to Maidstone East station 155
  2. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Canterbury West

$23 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 155 bus, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Aylesford, High Street to Chequers Bus Station 155
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone to Canterbury National Express

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Line 155 bus, train  •  1 h 48 min

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

$16 - $23

Train  •  1 h 56 min

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

$29 - $42

Line 333 bus, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 333 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Faversham, Crescent Road 333
  2. Take the bus from Faversham, Court Street to Canterbury, Bus Station 3X / ...

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aylesford to Canterbury 30.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Aylesford to Canterbury 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Aylesford to Canterbury is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Aylesford to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Aylesford, High Street and arriving at Canterbury via Maidstone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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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 56 min.

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The distance between Aylesford and Canterbury is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Aylesford to Canterbury without a car is to line 155 bus and train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £17 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Aylesford to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Aylesford to Canterbury bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Aylesford, High Street station.

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Aylesford to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Aylesford station.

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The best way to get from Aylesford to Canterbury is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 155 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Aylesford to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aylesford to Canterbury via Chequers Bus Station and Maidstone in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Ashford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Chatham to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
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
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Paddock Wood to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesford, High Street to Maidstone East station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesford, High Street to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesford, High Street to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Faversham, Crescent Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Maidstone to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Faversham, Court Street to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aylesford to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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Aylesford to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aylesford to Canterbury is 30 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Aylesford to Canterbury.

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