There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Canterbury by train, bus 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

Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 27 min

$59 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus, line 108 bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. 010
  2. 108
  3. 007 / ...

$20 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 27 min

$58 - $87

Train via London Bridge  •  3 h 28 min

$59 - $89

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 103.5 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cambridge and Canterbury is 122 km. The road distance is 166 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Canterbury is to bus and line 108 bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Canterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £16 - £24.

No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Canterbury West via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Bow Church DLR and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Cambridge to Canterbury, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Canterbury via London Kings Cross and St Pancras International in around 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Canterbury via London Bow, Bow Church DLR, and Lewisham Station in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
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
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from London Bridge to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge to London Bow
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lewisham Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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