There are 4 ways to get from London to Canterbury by train, bus, car or rideshare

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  •  55 min

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

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Canterbury 62.2 miles

$5 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$9 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from London to Canterbury 62.2 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Canterbury is to rideshare which costs £4 - £12 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Canterbury is to train which costs £26 - £40 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between London and Canterbury is 55 miles. The road distance is 62.2 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 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 London, England and Canterbury, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Canterbury every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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