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There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East by subway, train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, train via Gloucester Road station  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Gloucester Road station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

£32 - £46

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 188 bus, bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the night bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane N9
  2. Take the line 188 bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to North Greenwich Station 188
  3. Take the bus from North Greenwich Station to Canterbury, Bus Station M2

£14 - £18

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£32 - £46

Bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express / ...

£20 - £29

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East 91.1 miles

£15 - £22

Towncar  •  1h 31m

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Canterbury East 91.1 miles

£160 - £220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East is to night bus and line 188 bus and bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Canterbury via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Canterbury East is 68 miles. The road distance is 91.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East without a car is to subway and train via Gloucester Road station which takes 2h 40m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East.
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  • Distance: 67.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Canterbury East via London Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury in around 3h 39m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Gloucester Road station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
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National Express
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Canterbury East
Estimated price
£160 - £220

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