There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to Bath by train, bus or car

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Train via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$92 - $162

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bath National Express

$24 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$89 - $157

Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bath Spa

$75 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Bath 175.7 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Bath. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Bath via Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Bath. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Bath Spa via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Bath is 150 miles. The road distance is 175.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Bath without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Canterbury to Bath, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Bath is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Canterbury to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bath station.

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Canterbury to Bath train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Bath.
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  • Distance: 149.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Bath via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Bath via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 45 min.

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 East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 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
Train from Canterbury West to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bath
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Bath is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Canterbury to Bath.

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