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

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Train  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Sheerness-on-Sea to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Canterbury East

$19 - $28

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Bus, train  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Sheerness, station to Sittingbourne, Bus Hub 334 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Canterbury East

$14 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Sheerness to Canterbury 32.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from Sheerness to Canterbury 32.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Sheerness to Canterbury is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheerness to Canterbury is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheerness to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Sheerness-on-Sea and arriving at Canterbury East via Sittingbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 7m.

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The distance between Sheerness and Canterbury is 18 miles. The road distance is 32.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs £14 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from Sheerness to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Sheerness to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Sheerness-on-Sea station.

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Sheerness to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheerness to Canterbury is 32 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from Sheerness to Canterbury.

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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

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

You can take a train from Sheerness to Canterbury via Sittingbourne in around 1h 7m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheerness-on-Sea to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Sittingbourne to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sheerness, station to Sittingbourne, Bus Hub
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Sheerness, station to Sittingbourne, Bus Hub
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Travelmasters
Phone
01795 660066
Email
sales.travel@btconnect.com
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Sheerness, station to Sittingbourne, station
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
Other operators
Taxi from Sheerness to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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