There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury by train, bus, car or towncar

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Canterbury, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Avg. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Charing Cross to Canterbury West
Avg. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Canterbury
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Canterbury is 109 km. The road distance is 146 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury?

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury is to bus which costs £14 and takes 3 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury?

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £17.

Is there a direct bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Canterbury?

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury?

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury, including transfers.