There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon 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.

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Train Chiltern Railways, bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$93 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express

$23 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$88 - $132

Train, bus via Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2)  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Gloucester Green Bus Station Oxford Tube / ...

$62 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

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

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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 Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 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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The best way to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon is 175 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 135.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon via London Victoria, Victoria, Marylebone Station, London Marylebone, Leamington Spa, and Leamington Spa, Railway Station in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Stratford-upon-Avon via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 9 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
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
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
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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