There are 6 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Elephant & Castle to Canterbury East

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway to Victoria, Eccleston Bridge C10
  2. Take the bus from London to Canterbury Londres > Canterbury > Douvres > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$9 - $13

Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 46 min

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

$40 - $61

Train via London Bridge Station  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Canterbury West

$38 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

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

$12 - $19

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

Southeastern operates a train from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Elephant & Castle to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Bridge to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway to Victoria, Eccleston Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury?

The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Canterbury is 85 km. The road distance is 96 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury?

The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 2 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury?

The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct train between Elephant & Castle Station and Canterbury?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Elephant & Castle and arriving at Canterbury East. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Elephant & Castle Station and Canterbury?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Canterbury?

The train from Elephant & Castle to Canterbury East takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs five times a week.