There are 9 ways to get from Canterbury to York by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to York

$65 - $198

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Bus  •  8 h 5 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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$34 - $73

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to York

$130 - $188

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to York 258.9 miles

$55 - $80

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to York

$135 - $327

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$159 - $387

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to York

$151 - $452

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$146 - $427

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to York

$153 - $377

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to York is to bus which costs £26 - £55 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to York is to train which costs £45 - £160 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to York. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) via London Victoria Coach Station and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to York. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at York via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and York is 207 miles. The road distance is 258.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to York without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £45 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Canterbury to York, including transfers.

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Canterbury to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Canterbury to York train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to York is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £45 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £55 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to York.
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  • Distance: 207.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to York via St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to York via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to York
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Greater Anglia
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Canterbury to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Canterbury to York train services, operated by LNER, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to York is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Canterbury to York.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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There are 663+ hotels available in York. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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