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 Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 46 min

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

$34 - $56

Train  •  2 h 16 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

Questions & Answers

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 £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 13 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 bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) station. Services depart every two hours, 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 46 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 every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 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 - $45
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 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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