There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Boston 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 LNER  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$73 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 10 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 Boston National Express

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Train via Peterborough  •  5 h 18 min

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

$81 - $114

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Boston 174.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Boston is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Boston is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Boston is 127 miles. The road distance is 174.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Canterbury to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Boston via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Boston. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Boston via London Kings Cross and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Boston via St Pancras International, London Kings Cross, and Grantham in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Boston via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 10 min.

Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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