There are 4 ways to get from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$45 - $63

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Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Adeyfield, School to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 748 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Rochester
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Canterbury East

$45 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East 92.2 miles

$19 - $29

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No, there is no direct bus from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East station. However, there are services departing from Adeyfield, School and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Hemel Hempstead and arriving at Canterbury West via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Hemel Hempstead and Canterbury East is 74 miles. The road distance is 92.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East, including transfers.

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Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Adeyfield, School station.

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Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Map of how to get from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East.
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  • Distance: 74 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Hemel Hempstead, England and Canterbury East, England?

You can take a train from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East via London Euston, St Pancras International, and Canterbury West in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) in around 4 h 11 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
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Rochester to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Adeyfield, School to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Hemel Hempstead to Canterbury East.

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