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

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Line 9 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Northgate, St Thomas' School to Manna Hutte, Arundel Road 9

$6

3 alternative options

Train, line 38 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ramsgate
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Ramsgate Railway Station to Manston, Church 38 / ...

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Manston 16.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Manston 16.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Manston is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Manston is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Manston is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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The line 9 bus from Northgate, St Thomas' School to Manna Hutte, Arundel Road takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Northgate, St Thomas' School and arriving at Manna Hutte, Arundel Road. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The nearest airport to Manston is Southend (SEN) Airport which is 32.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (60.9 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (67.9 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (79.5 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (83.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Manston.
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Manston, Kent, England?

Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Canterbury to Manston hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northgate, St Thomas' School to Manna Hutte, Arundel Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ramsgate Railway Station to Manston, Church
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Manston
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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