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There are 12 ways to get from Dublin to Canterbury by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY) DUB - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$88 - $283

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express / ...

$38 - $48

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Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$85 - $280

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$73 - $223

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$70 - $243

Fly Dublin to London Stansted, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$83 - $232

Fly Dublin to Southend, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southend (SEN) DUB - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$80 - $274

Bus to Belfast City, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BHD - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$98 - $297

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Stansted, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Stansted (STN) BFS - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$103 - $243

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$218 - $332

Car ferry, train via Smethwick Galton Bridge  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  4. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to London Euston
  5. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$178 - $260

Car ferry, drive  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Canterbury

$108 - $152

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Canterbury is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Canterbury is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Canterbury via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 4m.

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The distance between Dublin and Canterbury is 548 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Canterbury without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10h 4m and costs 190€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Dublin to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Dublin to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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KLM, British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to London City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 342.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Canterbury, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Canterbury. However, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London City, take the walk to London City Airport DLR Station, take the train to Stratford International DLR Station, take the walk to Stratford International, then take the train to Canterbury. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station, take the subway to King's Cross St. Pancras station, take the walk to St Pancras International, then take the train to Canterbury.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48m
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
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55m
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
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
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 and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
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 London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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