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There are 4 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from London Elephant and Castle to Canterbury National Express / ...

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 45 min

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

$34 - $56

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Canterbury West

$33 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury is to bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Elephant and Castle and arriving at Canterbury. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Elephant & Castle and arriving at Canterbury West via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Canterbury is 53 miles. The road distance is 59.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The bus from London Elephant and Castle to Canterbury takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Elephant and Castle station.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from St Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury is to bus which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £26 - £45 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 53.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and Canterbury, England?

National Express operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
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 Bridge to Canterbury West
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
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 London Elephant and Castle to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury.

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There are 717+ hotels available in Canterbury. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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