There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Caterham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to East Croydon
  3. Take the train from East Croydon to Caterham

$47 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus, line 75 bus, line 407 bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue 022 / ...
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Catford & Catford Bridge Stns to Croydon, Fairfield Halls 75
  3. Take the line 407 bus from Croydon, Park Street to Caterham Valley (Caterham Station) 407

$17 - $20

2 alternative options

Train, line 119 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Bromley South
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119

$34 - $47

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Caterham 56.3 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Caterham is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Caterham is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Caterham station. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Caterham Valley (Caterham Station) via Eltham, Middle Park Ave Westhorne Ave, Catford & Catford Bridge Stns and Croydon, Park Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Caterham. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Caterham via London St Pancras International LL and East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Caterham is 50 miles. The road distance is 56.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Caterham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Canterbury to Caterham, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Caterham is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 75 bus and line 407 bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Canterbury to Caterham bus services, operated by Abellio London, arrive at Caterham Valley (Caterham Station).

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Canterbury to Caterham train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Caterham station.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Caterham.
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Caterham via St Pancras International, London St Pancras International LL, and East Croydon in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Caterham via Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue, Eltham, Middle Park Ave Westhorne Ave, Catford Bridge, Catford & Catford Bridge Stns, Croydon, Fairfield Halls, and Croydon, Park Street in around 2 h 57 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 Bromley South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Catford & Catford Bridge Stns to Croydon, Fairfield Halls
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Abellio London
Phone
0207 788 8550
Email
customer.care@abellio.co.uk.
Website
abellio.co.uk
Bus from Croydon, Park Street to Caterham Valley (Caterham Station)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk

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