There are 4 ways to get from Sandwich to Canterbury by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 43 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Sandwich, Guildhall to Canterbury, Ivy Lane 43

$6

3 alternative options

Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Sandwich to Ramsgate
  2. Take the train from Ramsgate to Canterbury West

$19 - $27

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sandwich to Canterbury 13.8 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Sandwich to Canterbury 13.8 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sandwich, Guildhall and arriving at Canterbury, Ivy Lane. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sandwich to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Sandwich and arriving at Canterbury West via Ramsgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Sandwich and Canterbury is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sandwich to Canterbury without a car is to line 43 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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The line 43 bus from Sandwich, Guildhall to Canterbury, Ivy Lane takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Sandwich to Canterbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Sandwich, Guildhall station.

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Sandwich to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Sandwich station.

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The best way to get from Sandwich to Canterbury is to line 43 bus which takes 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 50 min.

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Sandwich to Canterbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Canterbury, Ivy Lane station.

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

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Map of how to get from Sandwich to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Sandwich to Canterbury every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sandwich to Canterbury via Ramsgate in around 50 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Sandwich to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Ramsgate to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sandwich, Guildhall to Canterbury, Ivy Lane
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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Taxi from Sandwich to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandwich to Canterbury is 14 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Sandwich to Canterbury.

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