There are 9 ways to get from France to Canterbury by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$76 - $207

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Bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Canterbury Ouibus

$18 - $25

7 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$260 - $288

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover

$66 - $97

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$131 - $1,464

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$96 - $308

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - 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

$85 - $241

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - 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

$98 - $254

Fly Nantes to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - 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

$81 - $242

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from France to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Canterbury via Paris Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from France to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Canterbury West via Paris Nord Eurostar and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between France and Canterbury is 523 km.

The best way to get from France to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from France to Canterbury, including transfers.

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France to Canterbury bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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France to Canterbury train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from France to Canterbury is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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France to Canterbury bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Map of how to get from France to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 327 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between France and Canterbury, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Paris to Canterbury 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Canterbury 4 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
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
40 min
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
22 min
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
Bus operators
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 Paris Centre - Bercy to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Canterbury is 1 h behind France. It is currently 9:44 PM in France and 8:44 PM in Canterbury.

France to Canterbury train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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British Airways offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 713+ hotels available in Canterbury. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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