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There are 4 ways to get from Castle Combe to Canterbury by train, bus or car

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Train via London  •  3h 16m

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

£79 - £128

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Bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chippenham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express

£13 - £19

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 4m

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

£63 - £106

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Castle Combe to Canterbury 164.3 miles

£24 - £40

Castle Combe to Canterbury by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Castle Combe and Canterbury is around 25h 6m and covers a distance of around 174 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 6m. Operated by Faresaver, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Castle Combe to Canterbury service departs from Castle Combe, Village Centre and arrives in Canterbury East. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25h 6m
Fastest journey time:
25h 6m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£63
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:01
Last service departs at:
09:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Castle Combe to Canterbury bus, train and subway schedules

Castle Combe → Canterbury
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The most affordable way to get from Castle Combe to Canterbury is to bus, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Combe to Canterbury is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Combe to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Castle Combe, Village Centre and arriving at Canterbury via Chippenham and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Castle Combe and Canterbury is 144 miles. The road distance is 164.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Canterbury without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 16m and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Castle Combe to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Castle Combe to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chippenham station.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Canterbury is to train via London which takes 3h 16m and costs £75 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 7h 21m.

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Castle Combe to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Combe to Canterbury is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Castle Combe to Canterbury.

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  • Distance: 144.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

What companies run services between Castle Combe, England and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Castle Combe to Canterbury via Chippenham, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and St Pancras International in around 3h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castle Combe to Canterbury via Chippenham and London Victoria Coach Station in around 7h 21m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chippenham to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £80
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £55
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£29 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £55
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 Chippenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express

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