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There are 4 ways to get from Thamesmead to Canterbury East by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Abbey Wood (London) to Chatham
  2. Take the train from Chatham to Canterbury East

£21 - £32

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Line 472 bus, bus  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the line 472 bus from Thamesmead, Southwood Road to North Greenwich Station 472
  2. Take the bus from North Greenwich Station to Canterbury, Bus Station M2

£12 - £16

2 alternative options

Line 180 bus, bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the line 180 bus from Thamesmead South, Yarnton Way Harrow Manorway to Lewisham Station 180
  2. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Canterbury National Express / ...

£14 - £18

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Thamesmead to Canterbury East 50.9 miles

£8 - £13

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The cheapest way to get from Thamesmead to Canterbury East is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Thamesmead to Canterbury East is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thamesmead to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Thamesmead South, Yarnton Way Harrow Manorway and arriving at Canterbury via London Lewisham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thamesmead to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Abbey Wood (London) and arriving at Canterbury East via Chatham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Thamesmead and Canterbury East is 44 miles. The road distance is 50.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Thamesmead to Canterbury East without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Thamesmead to Canterbury East, including transfers.

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Thamesmead to Canterbury East bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Thamesmead South, Yarnton Way Harrow Manorway station.

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Thamesmead to Canterbury East train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Abbey Wood (London) station.

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The best way to get from Thamesmead to Canterbury East is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £20 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 180 bus and bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 3h 10m.

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  • Distance: 44.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

What companies run services between Thamesmead, England and Canterbury East, England?

You can take a train from Thamesmead to Canterbury East via Chatham in around 1h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thamesmead to Canterbury East via Lewisham Station, London Lewisham, and Canterbury in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Abbey Wood (London) to Chatham
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Train from Chatham to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Thamesmead South, Yarnton Way Harrow Manorway to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Thamesmead, Southwood Road to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 London Lewisham to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £16
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National Express
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent

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Thamesmead to Canterbury East bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thamesmead to Canterbury East is 51 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Thamesmead to Canterbury East.

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