There are 4 ways to get from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury by bus, train or car

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

Bus, train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Northfleet, The Hive to Swanscombe, George and Dragon 306 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Swanscombe, George and Dragon to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station
  3. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Canterbury West

$31 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Northfleet, Council Avenue to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 306 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dartford to Canterbury National Express / ...

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Gillingham (Kent)  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Northfleet, Council Avenue (Lawn Road) to Gravesend, Garrick Street (Station) 306 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gravesend to Gillingham (Kent)
  3. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Canterbury East

$26 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury 55.1 miles

$11 - $18

What companies run services between Port of Tilbury, England and Canterbury, England?

You can take a bus from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Dartford in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Gravesend to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gravesend to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Northfleet, The Hive to Swanscombe, George and Dragon
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Swanscombe, George and Dragon to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Northfleet, Council Avenue (Lawn Road) to Gravesend, Garrick Street (Station)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Northfleet, Council Avenue to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury?

The distance between Port of Tilbury and Canterbury is 55 km. The road distance is 88 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury?

The cheapest way to get from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury?

The quickest way to get from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct bus between Port of Tilbury and Canterbury?

No, there is no direct bus from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Northfleet, Council Avenue and arriving at Canterbury via Dartford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury?

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Port of Tilbury to Canterbury, including transfers.