There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Tonbridge

$29 - $41

Cheapest option

Line 333 bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 333 bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 333
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...

$21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells 45.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells 45.8 miles

$9 - $15

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Royal Tunbridge Wells, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells via Faversham, Railway Station and Chequers Bus Station in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$120 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canterbury and Royal Tunbridge Wells is 59 km. The road distance is 73 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h.

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to taxi which takes 1 h and costs £90 - £120.

No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Tunbridge Wells via Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from St Dunstan's, Westgate Towers and arriving at Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial via Faversham, Railway Station and Chequers Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.