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

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

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 19 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 / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 26 min

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

$46 - $67

Bus, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Canterbury West

$43 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Windsor Castle to Canterbury 90 miles

$19 - $28

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 19 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 - $17
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
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from London Waterloo East to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 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 Charing Cross to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Windsor Castle and Canterbury is 119 km. The road distance is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Windsor Castle to Canterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £14 - £21.

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 26 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Windsor Castle to Canterbury. 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 19 min.

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