There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to East Grinstead 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  •  2 h 25 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 East Grinstead

$54 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus, line 291 bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Maidstone
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  3. Take the line 291 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane) 291

$20 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, line 291 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Tonbridge
  2. Take the line 291 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane) 291

$31 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to East Grinstead 65 miles

$13 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to East Grinstead is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to East Grinstead is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and East Grinstead is 49 miles. The road distance is 65 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Canterbury to East Grinstead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to East Grinstead. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane) via Chequers Bus Station and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to East Grinstead. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at East Grinstead via London St Pancras International LL and East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Canterbury, England and East Grinstead, England?

You can take a train from Canterbury to East Grinstead via St Pancras International, London St Pancras International LL, and East Croydon in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to East Grinstead via Maidstone, Chequers Bus Station, and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h 46 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 West to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to East Grinstead
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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