There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to Guildford 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 6 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$52 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > La Haye > Rotterdam > Douvres > Canterbury > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford National Express

$11 - $17

3 alternative options

Train via Tonbridge  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Guildford

$47 - $74

Train #2  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Guildford

$47 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Guildford 82.3 miles

$17 - $26

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Guildford via St Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Guildford via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 3 h 50 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 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Canterbury West to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Vauxhall to Guildford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redhill to Guildford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $22
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canterbury to Guildford?

The distance between Canterbury and Guildford is 115 km. The road distance is 132 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Guildford?

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Guildford is to bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 3 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Canterbury to Guildford?

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Guildford is to drive which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £12 - £19.

Is there a direct train between Canterbury and Guildford?

No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Guildford via Tonbridge and Redhill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

Is there a direct bus between Canterbury and Guildford?

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Guildford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Canterbury to Guildford?

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Canterbury to Guildford, including transfers.