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There are 3 ways to get from Canterbury to Baldock by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Baldock

£49 - £77

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Bus, train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Elephant and Castle National Express
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Baldock

£24 - £30

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Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Baldock 103.6 miles

£15 - £23

Canterbury to Baldock by train

The train journey time between Canterbury and Baldock is around 1h 51m and covers a distance of around 107 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 45m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service and Thameslink, the Canterbury to Baldock train service departs from Canterbury West and arrives in Baldock. Typically 127 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 51m
Fastest train time:
1h 45m
Trains per week:
127
Cheapest price:
£49
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:18
Last train departs at:
22:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canterbury to Baldock train schedules

Canterbury → Baldock
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The most affordable way to get from Canterbury to Baldock is to drive, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Baldock is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Baldock. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Baldock via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 4m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Baldock is 74 miles. The road distance is 103.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Baldock without a car is to train which takes 2h 4m and costs £45 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Canterbury to Baldock, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Baldock train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Canterbury West station.

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Canterbury to Baldock train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Baldock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Baldock is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Canterbury to Baldock.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Baldock. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 73.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Baldock via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2h 4m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Canterbury to London Elephant and Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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