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There are 6 ways to get from Canterbury to Gravesend by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  36m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International

$24 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Faversham, station 3X / ...
  2. Take the train from Faversham to Gravesend

$20 - $28

4 alternative options

Train via Gillingham (Kent)  •  1h 10m

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

$23 - $34

Bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Dartford National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Gravesend, Garrick Street B - Fastrack / ...

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Gravesend 38.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Gravesend 38.7 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Gravesend is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Gravesend is to train which costs £19 - £27 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Gravesend. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Gravesend, Garrick Street via Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Ebbsfleet International. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Gravesend is 33 miles. The road distance is 38.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Gravesend without a car is to train which takes 36m and costs £19 - £27.

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The train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International takes 36m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Canterbury to Gravesend bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Canterbury station.

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Gravesend is to train which takes 36m and costs £19 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Gravesend.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 36m

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

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Gravesend hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Gravesend via Bluewater, Bus Station in around 1h 18m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Canterbury East to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Train from Faversham to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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 to Dartford
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Gravesend, Garrick Street
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Faversham, station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk

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Canterbury to Gravesend bus services, operated by Arriva Kent Thameside, arrive at Gravesend, Garrick Street station.

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Canterbury to Gravesend train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ebbsfleet International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Gravesend is 39 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from Canterbury to Gravesend.

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