There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to West Sussex 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.

Recommended option

Train via Three Bridges  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Three Bridges

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 38 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 London Gatwick Airport South National Express

$29 - $42

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Billingshurst

$58 - $83

Bus, line 333 bus, line 7 bus, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from St Dunstan's, Westgate Towers to Faversham, Railway Station
  2. Take the line 333 bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 333
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) 291
  5. Take the train from Crawley to Billingshurst

$34 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to West Sussex 88.7 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to West Sussex is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to West Sussex is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and West Sussex is 68 miles. The road distance is 88.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Canterbury to West Sussex, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to West Sussex. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Billingshurst via London St Pancras International LL and Three Bridges. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Canterbury, England and West Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Canterbury to West Sussex via St Pancras International, London St Pancras International LL, and Three Bridges in around 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to West Sussex via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, London Gatwick Airport South, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, Horsham, Railway Station, and Horsham in around 5 h 38 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
Thameslink
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Crawley to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
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 London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Dunstan's, Westgate Towers to Faversham, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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