There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to London Paddington Station 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 via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International

$37 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus, line 148 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...
  2. Take the line 148 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Lancaster Gate Station 148

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria

$34 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to London Paddington Station 64.9 miles

$13 - $21

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to London Paddington Station station. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Lancaster Gate Station via Elephant & Castle Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and London Paddington Station is 57 miles. The road distance is 64.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to London Paddington Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Canterbury to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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Canterbury to London Paddington Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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The best way to get from Canterbury to London Paddington Station is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 148 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Canterbury to London Paddington Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lancaster Gate Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to London Paddington Station is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Canterbury to London Paddington Station.

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There are 8350+ hotels available in London Paddington Station. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to London Paddington Station.
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  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and London Paddington Station, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to London Paddington Station via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Elephant & Castle Station, and Lancaster Gate Station in around 2 h 21 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 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 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
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, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses

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