There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to Tenterden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 12 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Headcorn
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt to Tenterden, Town Hall 12

$20 - $26

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Bus, line 2 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 1X
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Tenterden, Old Post Office 2 / ...

$13

3 alternative options

Train, line 2 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ashford International
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Tenterden, Old Post Office 2 / ...

$17 - $21

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Tenterden 28.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Tenterden 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Tenterden is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Tenterden is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Tenterden. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station and arriving at Tenterden, Old Post Office via Ashford, Park Street (Charter House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Tenterden is 22 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Tenterden without a car is to train and line 12 bus which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £15 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Canterbury to Tenterden, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Tenterden bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station.

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Canterbury to Tenterden bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Tenterden, Old Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Tenterden is 29 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Canterbury to Tenterden.

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There are 582+ hotels available in Tenterden. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Tenterden.
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  • Distance: 22.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Tenterden, England?

You can take a bus from Canterbury to Tenterden via Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Headcorn
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Canterbury West to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt to Tenterden, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Tenterden, Old Post Office
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Tenterden, Old Post Office
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Tenterden
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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