There are 4 ways to get from Romford to Canterbury by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$36 - $55

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 108 bus, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Romford Station to All Saints, Bazely Street N15
  2. Take the line 108 bus from All Saints, Bazely Street to Lewisham Station 108
  3. Take the bus from Lewisham Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Line 370 bus, bus, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford, Western Road to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 370
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
  3. Take the train from Chatham to Canterbury East

$32 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Canterbury 59.2 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Romford to Canterbury is to night bus and line 108 bus and bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford station to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from Romford Station and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via All Saints, Bazely Street and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Canterbury West via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Romford and Canterbury is 44 miles. The road distance is 59.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Romford to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Romford to Canterbury bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Romford Station.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

What companies run services between Romford, England and Canterbury, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Romford to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Chatham to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Romford Station to All Saints, Bazely Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from All Saints, Bazely Street to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Lewisham Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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