There are 6 ways to get from Hever Castle to Canterbury by train, bus, taxi 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  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Penshurst to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West

$27 - $42

Cheapest option

Line 234 bus, line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 234 bus from Hever, Church (Hever Castle) to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station 234
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Maidstone to Canterbury

$20 - $24

4 alternative options

Line 234 bus, train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 234 bus from Hever, Church (Hever Castle) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 234
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West

$32 - $45

Bus, line 2 bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) 297 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 2 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Canterbury, Bus Station 1X / ...

$31

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hever Castle to Canterbury 53.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Hever Castle to Canterbury 53.6 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hever Castle to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Hever, Church (Hever Castle) and arriving at Canterbury via Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station and Maidstone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Hever Castle and Canterbury is 43 miles. The road distance is 53.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hever Castle to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Hever Castle to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Hever Castle to Canterbury bus services, operated by Go-Coachhire, depart from Hever, Church (Hever Castle) station.

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The best way to get from Hever Castle to Canterbury is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 234 bus and line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Hever Castle to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hever Castle to Canterbury is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Hever Castle to Canterbury.

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Map of how to get from Hever Castle to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 42.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Hever Castle, England and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Hever Castle to Canterbury via Bough Beech, The Wheatsheaf, Penshurst, Railway Station (The Little Brown Jug), Penshurst, and Tonbridge in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hever Castle to Canterbury via Hever, Church (Hever Castle), Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station, Chequers Bus Station, and Maidstone in around 4 h 4 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go-Coachhire
Phone
+44 1732 469800
Email
info@go-coach.co.uk
Website
go-coach.co.uk
Bus from Hever, Church (Hever Castle) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Bus from Hever, Church (Hever Castle) to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Maidstone to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Renown Coaches
Phone
01424 210744
Email
info@renowngroup.co.uk
Website
renowngroup.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
renowngroup.co.uk
Hams Travel
Phone
01580 879537
Email
info@hamstravel.co.uk
Website
hamstravel.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, Monson Road (Adult Education Centre) to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Hams Travel
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hever Castle to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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