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There are 5 ways to get from Loughton to Canterbury East by subway, train, bus or car

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Subway, train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the subway from Loughton station to Stratford station Central
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

£33 - £58

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus, bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Lewisham Station 108
  2. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Canterbury National Express

£10 - £12

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Canterbury East

£29 - £49

Line 20 bus, train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Loughton, Forest Road to Walthamstow Bus Station 20
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Loughton to Canterbury East 72.4 miles

£12 - £18

Loughton → Canterbury East
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The cheapest way to get from Loughton to Canterbury East is to line 108 bus and bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Loughton to Canterbury East is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Loughton station to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Loughton station and arriving at Canterbury West via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Loughton and Canterbury East is 51 miles. The road distance is 72.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Loughton to Canterbury East without a car is to subway and train which takes 2h 30m and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Loughton to Canterbury East, including transfers.

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Loughton to Canterbury East train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Loughton station.

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The best way to get from Loughton to Canterbury East is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs £28 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus and bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3h 56m.

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Loughton to Canterbury East train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Loughton to Canterbury East is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Loughton to Canterbury East.

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  • Distance: 51.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Loughton, Essex, England and Canterbury East, England?

You can take a train from Loughton to Canterbury East via Stratford station, Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal, and Rainham (Kent) in around 3h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Loughton to Canterbury East via Stratford station, Stratford City Bus Station, Lewisham Station, London Lewisham, and Canterbury in around 3h 56m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Loughton station to Stratford station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£11 - £16
1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£29 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £55
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £16
Bus operators
HCT Group
Phone
020 7275 2400
Email
info@hctgroup.org
Website
hctgroup.org
Bus from Loughton, Forest Road to Walthamstow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
HCT Group
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 London Lewisham to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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