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

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  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  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheerness, Aldi to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) 334 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury East Railway Station 3X / ...

$10 - $13

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sheerness to Canterbury 32.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Sheerness to Canterbury 32.4 miles

$6 - $10

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheerness to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from Sheerness, Aldi and arriving at Canterbury East Railway Station via Sittingbourne, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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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 1 h 6 min.

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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 1 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Sheerness to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Sheerness to Canterbury bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Sheerness, Aldi station.

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

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Canterbury is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Sheerness to Canterbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Canterbury East Railway Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Sheerness to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Sheerness to Canterbury via Sittingbourne in around 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheerness to Canterbury via Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) and Sittingbourne, Railway Station in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheerness-on-Sea to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
16 min
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
24 min
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, Aldi to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Sheerness, Aldi to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Travelmasters
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Sheerness, Aldi to Sittingbourne, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sheerness to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
39 min
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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Yes, the driving distance between Sheerness to Canterbury is 32 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Sheerness to Canterbury.

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