There are 5 ways to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West

$27 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone to Canterbury National Express

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, line 2 bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) 297 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 2 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Canterbury, Bus Station 1X / ...

$24

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury 46.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury 46.1 miles

$9 - $15

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No, there is no direct bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and arriving at Canterbury via Maidstone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells and arriving at Canterbury West via Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Canterbury is 37 miles. The road distance is 46.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Tonbridge station.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 12 min.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Map of how to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 37 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Royal Tunbridge Wells, England and Canterbury, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury via Chequers Bus Station and Maidstone in around 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.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 Maidstone to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Renown Coaches
Phone
01424 210744
Email
info@renowngroup.co.uk
Website
renowngroup.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
renowngroup.co.uk
Hams Travel
Phone
01580 879537
Email
info@hamstravel.co.uk
Website
hamstravel.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, Monson Road (Adult Education Centre) to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Hams Travel
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn) to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury is 46 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Canterbury.

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