There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Canterbury 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 Birmingham New Street  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$132 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$20 - $28

3 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 23 min

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

$98 - $165

Bus, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place X90
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

$59 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Canterbury 170 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Canterbury is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Canterbury is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Canterbury is 143 miles. The road distance is 170 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Cheltenham to Canterbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Canterbury West via Birmingham New Street and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Canterbury via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, and St Pancras International in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Canterbury via London Victoria Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 35 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 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
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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