There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$109 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express

$20 - $28

3 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa

$88 - $132

Bus, train, line 2 bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Nat West Bank 2 / ...

$66 - $115

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon 175 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Stratford-upon-Avon is 136 miles. The road distance is 175 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via London Euston and Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon via St Pancras International, London Euston, Birmingham New Street, and Birmingham Moor Street in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 15 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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
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 Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Nat West Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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