There are 4 ways to get from ExCeL London 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  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$33 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Canterbury East

$31 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from ExCeL London to Canterbury 58.4 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from ExCeL London to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from ExCeL London to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between ExCeL London and Canterbury is 48 miles. The road distance is 58.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from ExCeL London to Canterbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from ExCeL London station to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from West Silvertown DLR Station and arriving at Canterbury West via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between ExCeL London, England and Canterbury, England?

Southeastern operates a train from ExCeL London to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from ExCeL London to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 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
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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