There are 6 ways to get from London to Canterbury Christ Church University by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Canterbury 62.2 miles

$5 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...

$9 - $13

Train via London Charing Cross  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Canterbury West

$38 - $51

Train via London Charing Cross #2  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Canterbury West

$30 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London to Canterbury Christ Church University 62.5 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Canterbury Christ Church University is to rideshare which costs £4 - £12 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Canterbury Christ Church University is to train which costs £26 - £40 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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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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The distance between London and Canterbury Christ Church University is 55 miles. The road distance is 62.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Canterbury Christ Church University without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £26 - £40.

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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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London to Canterbury Christ Church University bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd station.

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Map of how to get from London to Canterbury Christ Church University.
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  • Distance: 55.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between London, England and Canterbury Christ Church University, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London to Canterbury Christ Church University hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Canterbury Christ Church University every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from London Charing Cross to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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 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

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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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