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

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Gillingham (Kent)

£11 - £17

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Bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Waterfront Bus Station M2

£6 - £9

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Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Gillingham 28.9 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Gillingham 28.9 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Gillingham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canterbury, Bus Station station and arriving at Waterfront Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canterbury East and arriving at Gillingham (Kent). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Gillingham is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs £11 - £17.

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The train from Canterbury East to Gillingham (Kent) takes 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Canterbury to Gillingham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Canterbury, Bus Station.

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Canterbury to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury East station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Gillingham is to train which takes 39 min and costs £11 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Gillingham hourly. Tickets cost £11 - £17 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Canterbury to Gillingham hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 1h 5m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury East to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
TaxiNow Canterbury
Phone
+44 1227 464 232
Website
taxinowcanterbury.com
Sheila & Daves Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7968 093 146
Canterbury Taxis
Phone
+44 1227 444 444
Website
canterburytaxis.co.uk

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Canterbury to Gillingham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Waterfront Bus Station.

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Canterbury to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Gillingham is 29 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Canterbury to Gillingham.

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