Duration
3h 40m
Distance
258.9 miles
Average price
£90
Possible routes
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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury

Rome2rio has found 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury by flight, train, bus and car. We recommend flying from Manchester to London Heathrow and then taking the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West, which is the fastest option and takes around 3h 40m.
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Fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Manchester
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Canterbury West
Fastest
3h 40m
£81 - £232
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Fly to Southampton, train

  1. Manchester
  2. Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. St Pancras International
  4. Canterbury West
4h 23m
£79 - £187

Train

  1. Manchester Piccadilly
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Canterbury West
4h 24m
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£110 - £176

Bus via Birmingham

  1. Manchester Airport
  2. Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Canterbury
7h 53m
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£48 - £65

Bus

  1. Manchester Airport The Station
  2. London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Canterbury
7h 57m
£34 - £54

Drive

  1. Manchester Airport (MAN)
  2. Canterbury
4h 18m
Cheapest
£40 - £65

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury is to fly and train which costs £80 - £240 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Canterbury via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Canterbury West via Manchester Piccadilly and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Canterbury is 203 miles. The road distance is 258.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs £110 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs £110 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus via Birmingham, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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How to travel from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Canterbury?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury via Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, and St Pancras International in around 4h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Canterbury via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and London Victoria Coach Station in around 7h 53m.
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Canterbury, United Kingdom

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. It lies on the River Stour. - Wikipedia

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