There are 7 ways to get from Canterbury to Bangor by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$175 - $268

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd

$39 - $52

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Train via Chester  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$159 - $278

Train, night train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Luton
  2. Take the train from Leighton Buzzard to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the night train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$129 - $193

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Bangor 321.4 miles

$65 - $100

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$174 - $437

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  5. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$161 - $477

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Bangor is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 12 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Bangor is to train which costs £130 - £210 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Bangor, Gwynedd via London Victoria Coach Station and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Bangor (Gwynedd) via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Bangor is 260 miles. The road distance is 321.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Bangor without a car is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs £130 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Canterbury to Bangor, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Bangor bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 259.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Bangor, Wales?

You can take a train from Canterbury to Bangor via St Pancras International and London Euston in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Bangor via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 12 h 19 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Night train from Birmingham New Street to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Greater Anglia
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, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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