There are 3 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Canterbury by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h

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

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Line 63 bus, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$12 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Canterbury 62.3 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Canterbury is to line 63 bus and bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Canterbury is to train which costs £26 - £40 and takes 1 h.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Canterbury is 55 miles. The road distance is 62.3 miles.

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The train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from King's Cross Station to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Pancras International and arriving at Canterbury West. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Canterbury, England?

Southeastern operates a train from King's Cross Station to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from King's Cross Station to Canterbury via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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