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 Virgin Trains East Coast  •  4 h 12 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

$79 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > La Haye > Rotterdam > Douvres > Canterbury > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Boston National Express

$18 - $25

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

$89 - $122

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Boston 174.2 miles

$35 - $55

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 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Boston via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 55 min.

Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $90
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
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canterbury to Boston?

The distance between Canterbury and Boston is 203 km. The road distance is 279 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Boston?

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Boston is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Canterbury to Boston?

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Boston is to drive which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £26 - £40.

Is there a direct train between Canterbury and Boston?

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 12 min.

Is there a direct bus between Canterbury and Boston?

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Boston. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Boston via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Canterbury to Boston?

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Canterbury to Boston, including transfers.