There are 5 ways to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury by train, bus or car

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Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to Vauxhall
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$49 - $70

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Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 702
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$18 - $22

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Canterbury West

$41 - $67

Bus, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place 702
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

$39 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Windsor Castle to Canterbury 90 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windsor Castle to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Windsor Castle to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Windsor & Eton Riverside and arriving at Canterbury West via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Windsor Castle and Canterbury is 74 miles. The road distance is 90 miles.

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The best way to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Windsor Castle to Canterbury bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) station.

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Windsor Castle to Canterbury train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Windsor & Eton Riverside station.

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The best way to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 74.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Windsor Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead, England and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Windsor Castle to Canterbury via Windsor & Eton Riverside, Vauxhall, Vauxhall Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and St Pancras International in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windsor Castle to Canterbury via Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane), Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 32 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to Vauxhall
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from London Waterloo East to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
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 Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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Windsor Castle to Canterbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Windsor Castle to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Windsor Castle to Canterbury is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Windsor Castle to Canterbury.

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