There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to Gravesend by train, bus, taxi 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  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International

$25 - $40

Cheapest option

Train, line 190 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Chatham
  2. Take the line 190 bus from Chatham Railway Station to Gravesend, King Street (High Street) 190

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Train via Gillingham (Kent)  •  1 h 10 min

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

$23 - $35

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Gravesend 38.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Gravesend 38.7 miles

$8 - $12

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

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Gravesend hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Canterbury East to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Canterbury East to Chatham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Gravesend, King Street (High Street)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canterbury and Gravesend is 52 km. The road distance is 62 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Gravesend is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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

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

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