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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury by train, bus or car

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Train via St Pancras International  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$57 - $92

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Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express / ...

$21 - $63

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Canterbury West

$55 - $88

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury 135.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury is to bus which costs £16 - £50 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Canterbury West via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport Parkway and Canterbury is 109 miles. The road distance is 135.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £50 and takes 6h 4m.

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Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 109 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Southampton Airport Parkway, England and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, and St Pancras International in around 3h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport Parkway to Canterbury via Southampton Central, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 6h 4m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from London Waterloo East to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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