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There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to New Eltham by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Eltham National Express / ...

$12 - $15

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to New Eltham

$33 - $46

Train, line 162 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Bromley South
  2. Take the line 162 bus from Bromley South Station to New Eltham 162 / ...

$29 - $39

Train via Faversham  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Faversham to Gravesend
  2. Take the train from Gravesend to New Eltham

$34 - $49

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to New Eltham 52.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to New Eltham is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to New Eltham is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to New Eltham. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at New Eltham Stn Footscray Road via Eltham Hill Westhorne Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to New Eltham. However, there are services departing from Canterbury East and arriving at New Eltham via Faversham and Gravesend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and New Eltham is 45 miles. The road distance is 52.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to New Eltham without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Canterbury to New Eltham, including transfers.

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Canterbury to New Eltham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Canterbury station.

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Canterbury to New Eltham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Faversham station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to New Eltham is to bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to New Eltham.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and New Eltham, England?

National Express operates a bus from Canterbury to New Eltham hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Canterbury to New Eltham via Ebbsfleet International, Ebbsfleet International station, Greenhithe, station, and Greenhithe for Bluewater in around 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Canterbury East to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Faversham to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Gravesend to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
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 to London Eltham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Canterbury to New Eltham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Eltham station.

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Canterbury to New Eltham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at New Eltham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to New Eltham is 53 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Canterbury to New Eltham.

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