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

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Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Old Gate Inn to Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle) 12 / ...

$6 - $9

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Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ramsgate
  2. Take the train from Ramsgate to Deal

$20 - $29

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Deal 18.2 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Deal 18.2 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Deal is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Deal is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canterbury, Old Gate Inn and arriving at Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Deal. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Deal via Ramsgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Deal is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Deal without a car is to bus which takes 44 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The bus from Canterbury, Old Gate Inn to Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle) takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Canterbury to Deal bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Canterbury, Old Gate Inn station.

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Deal is to bus which takes 44 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Canterbury to Deal hourly. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 44 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Canterbury to Deal via Ramsgate in around 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Train from Ramsgate to Deal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Old Gate Inn to Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, New Dover Road Park and Ride Terminal to Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Regent Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1227 794345
Email
info@regentcoaches.com
Website
regentcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Canterbury, Whitefriars (H&M) to Deal, Queen Street (Queens Mews)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
regentcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Deal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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Canterbury to Deal bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle) station.

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Canterbury to Deal train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Deal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Deal is 18 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Canterbury to Deal.

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The nearest airport to Deal is Lydd (LYX) Airport which is 27.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include London City (LCY) (61.9 miles), London Stansted (STN) (67.7 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (68.4 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (82.4 miles).

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There are 576+ hotels available in Deal. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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