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

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$25 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus, line 2 bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 1X
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) 2 / ...
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) to Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) 2

$21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Hastings 45.4 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Hastings 45.4 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Hastings is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Hastings is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Hastings is 37 miles. The road distance is 45.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Canterbury to Hastings, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station and arriving at Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) via Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) and Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Hastings via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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There are 655+ hotels available in Hastings. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Canterbury to Hastings train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Margate station.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Hastings via Ashford International in around 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Hastings via Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) and Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) in around 4 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) to Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
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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