There are 13 ways to get from Canterbury to Italy by train, plane, night train, car train, car, bus, night bus or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN

$91 - $362

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Train, train to Southend, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SEN - MXP

$87 - $2,587

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Train to London City, fly to Florence  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Florence (FLR) LCY - FLR

$131 - $397

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN

$109 - $325

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Milan Linate (LIN) LGW - LIN

$90 - $251

Train to London Stansted, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bologna (BLQ) STN - BLQ

$99 - $383

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LTN - MXP

$94 - $228

Train  •  15 h

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$286 - $497

Train, Thello  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  2. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Dijon Ville Tgv
  3. Take the Thello from Dijon Ville to Milano Centrale 221
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$246 - $485

Eurotunnel, train, drive  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  5. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Rome

$563 - $667

Bus  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome N1729

$96 - $162

Night bus, bus  •  31 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Canterbury to Calais
  2. Take the bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$137 - $246

Car ferry, drive  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Rome

$268 - $401

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Italy is to train and fly which costs £65 - £200 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Italy is to train and fly which costs £100 - £310 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Italy. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Italy. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Roma Termini via Ashford International Station, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Dijon Ville and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 34 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Italy is 812 miles.

The best way to get from Canterbury to Italy without a car is to train which takes 15 h and costs £210 - £380.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Canterbury to Italy, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Italy bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Canterbury station.

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Canterbury to Italy train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International Station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Italy is to train which takes 15 h and costs £210 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £130 and takes 24 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Italy.
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  • Distance: 812.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Italy?

You can take a train from Canterbury to Rome via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Milano Porta Garibaldi, Garibaldi Fs, Centrale Fs, and Milano Centrale in around 15 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Rome via Paris City Centre - Bercy, Paris, Paris, Rome, and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 24 h 52 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Southend to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Southend to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from London City to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $250
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $320
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Dijon Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
thello.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from London City Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Canterbury to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Italy is 1 h ahead of Canterbury. It is currently 11:48 PM in Canterbury and 12:48 AM in Italy.

Canterbury to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Flybe, KLM, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 568+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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