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

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 022 / ...

$7 - $11

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Train, bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International
  2. Take the bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) B|Fastrack / ...

$29 - $38

Train, bus via Chatham Railway Station  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire

$22 - $28

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Bluewater 42.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Bluewater 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) station and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Bluewater is 37 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Bluewater without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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The bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) takes 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Canterbury to Bluewater bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre).

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Bluewater is 42 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Canterbury to Bluewater.

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There are 397+ hotels available in Bluewater. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Canterbury to Bluewater 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Canterbury East to Chatham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
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 Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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