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There are 8 ways to get from Versailles to Canterbury by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£64 - £171

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dover Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Dover > London

£24 - £35

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Night bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris, Gallieni to Canterbury 450

£56 - £83

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Versailles to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone

£163 - £180

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Versailles to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

£53 - £77

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles to St Michel Nd Rer C
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£79 - £251

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£76 - £199

Fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

£82 - £211

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The cheapest way to get from Versailles to Canterbury is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 10h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Versailles to Canterbury is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 180€ - 210€ and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Versailles to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Versailles Rive Droite and arriving at Canterbury West via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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The distance between Versailles and Canterbury is 285 km.

The best way to get from Versailles to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs 70€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Versailles to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Versailles to Canterbury train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Versailles to Canterbury is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs 70€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 10h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Canterbury is 1h behind Versailles. It is currently 1:41 PM in Versailles and 12:41 PM in Canterbury.

Map of how to get from Versailles to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 178.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Versailles, France and Canterbury, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Versailles to Canterbury once daily. Tickets cost £50 - £150 and the journey takes 1h 54m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Versailles to Canterbury once a week. Tickets cost £9 - £14 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Transilien
Website
transilien.com
Train from VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles to St Michel Nd Rer C
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Transilien
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dover
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from Paris, Gallieni to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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Versailles to Canterbury train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International Eurostar station.

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Air France and British Airways offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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