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

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$36 - $55

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Night bus, line 108 bus, bus  •  3 h 23 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 London Lewisham to Canterbury 007 / ...

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Line 370 bus, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station 370
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
  3. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Canterbury East

$29 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Canterbury 59.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford station to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Romford Station and arriving at Canterbury via All Saints, Bazely Street and London Lewisham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 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 2 h 2 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 2 h 2 min and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 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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Romford to Canterbury train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Romford station.

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Romford to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Romford to Canterbury via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Rainham (Kent) to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Romford Station to All Saints, Bazely Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from All Saints, Bazely Street to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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 London Lewisham to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Canterbury is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Romford to Canterbury.

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