There are 9 ways to get from Canterbury to France by train, bus, car train, car, car ferry or plane

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  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$77 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus via Paris - Roissy CDG Airport  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport Ouibus

$17 - $24

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus

$18 - $24

Eurotunnel, drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Paris

$260 - $289

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Paris

$64 - $101

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$134 - $1,464

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$126 - $345

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$92 - $241

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE

$87 - $241

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and France?

Eurostar operates a train from Canterbury to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $200 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Canterbury to Paris every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Thameslink
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canterbury and France is 523 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to France is to bus which costs £12 - £19 and takes 6 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to France is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £55 - £170.

No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to France. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at St Michel Nd Rer B via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to France. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Paris - Roissy CDG Airport and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Canterbury to France, including transfers.