There are 4 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 24 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

$64 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > La Haye > Rotterdam > Douvres > Canterbury > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London National Express

$25 - $36

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$61 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to West Sussex 88.7 miles

$19 - $28

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 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to West Sussex via London, London Victoria Coach Station, Gatwick Airport London, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, Horsham, Railway Station, and Horsham in around 5 h 24 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 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canterbury to West Sussex?

The distance between Canterbury and West Sussex is 109 km. The road distance is 142 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canterbury to West Sussex?

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to West Sussex is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Canterbury to West Sussex?

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to West Sussex is to drive which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct train between Canterbury and West Sussex?

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 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Canterbury to West Sussex?

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Canterbury to West Sussex, including transfers.