There are 7 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 via Ashford International  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Aylesford, High Street (Village Shop) to Maidstone East Railway Station 155
  2. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Canterbury West

$25 - $36

Cheapest option

Line 155 bus, bus  •  2 h 20 min

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

$9 - $13

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Aylesford to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Faversham
  3. Take the train from Faversham to Canterbury East

$28 - $40

Line 155 bus, train  •  1 h 47 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

$20 - $27

Line 333 bus, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 333 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Bysing Wood, Churchill Way (East Kent Packers) 333
  2. Take the bus from Bysing Wood, Ivory Close (Community Centre) to Canterbury, Bus Station 3X / ...

$16

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aylesford to Canterbury 30.3 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Aylesford to Canterbury 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Aylesford to Canterbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aylesford to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Aylesford, High Street (Village Shop) 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 East via Strood and Faversham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Aylesford to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Aylesford to Canterbury via Strood and Faversham in around 1 h 43 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $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
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Aylesford to Strood
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Strood to Faversham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from Faversham to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Chatham to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesford, High Street (Village Shop) to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesford, High Street (Village Shop) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesford, High Street (Village Shop) to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Bysing Wood, Churchill Way (East Kent Packers)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bysing Wood, Ivory Close (Community Centre) to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aylesford to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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