There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to Cirencester 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, line 51 bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon
  3. Take the line 51 bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cirencester, Abbey House 51 / ...

$78 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 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 Cirencester National Express / ...

$20 - $48

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$86 - $146

Train, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6

$59 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Cirencester 158.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Cirencester is to bus which costs £15 - £40 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Cirencester is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Cirencester. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Cirencester via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Cirencester is 136 miles. The road distance is 158.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Cirencester without a car is to train and line 51 bus which takes 4 h 38 min and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Canterbury to Cirencester, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Cirencester is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £40 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Cirencester.
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  • Distance: 135.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Cirencester via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, London Paddington, Kemble, and Kemble Railway Station in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Cirencester via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
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 St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 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 Swindon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from London Paddington to Kemble
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cirencester, Abbey House
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cirencester
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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