The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 20 m
2 h 33 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Canterbury for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||54 miles (87 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€10)|
|Bus frequency||10 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 10 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||National Express or Megabus|
Buses from Canterbury to London cover the 54 miles (87 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $10 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€10).
You can travel by bus from Canterbury to London with National Express for as low as $10 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Canterbury - London bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
Bus information from Canterbury to London with National Express:
Catching the bus is the ideal way to travel from Canterbury to London. National Express provides a direct daily connection between the two English cities, with 12-16 weekday options and 16 services on Saturdays and Sundays. Expect journeys to take between one hour 40 minutes and two hours five minutes.
Travelers will only have one option when heading by bus from Canterbury to London. National Express is the sole operator on the route, offering direct, comfortable coaches, which provide onboard WiFi for customers to use.
Coaches from Canterbury to London will take between one hour 40 minutes and two hours five minutes to reach London Victoria Coach Station. No changes will be needed along the way. The fastest services tend to be early morning and late evening departures. Most daytime services will take just over two hours.
There are plenty of buses to London from Canterbury. During the week, between 12 and 16 buses travel from the center of Canterbury to London, while 16 buses make the trip at the weekend. There are no seasonal variations, with a consistent service all year round.
Departure bus station: All buses to London from Canterbury will leave from Canterbury, St. Georges Lane. The bus station can be found around 10 minutes' walk south-east of the historic center and can be reached via the local buses 544 or 649 if required. Expect taxis from either Canterbury East or West rail stations to take 10-15 minutes. Facilities at the bus station aren't extensive, but a major shopping precinct is right next door and includes supermarkets and eating places so stocking up before coach journeys should be simple.
Arrival bus station: All coaches from Canterbury to London will arrive at London Victoria Coach Station. London's premier coach hub, Victoria can be found about a mile west of the Houses of Parliament and a short walk from Buckingham Palace, so it has a very central location. Visitors can head to major tourist attractions on foot or transfer to all parts of the city via the London Underground subway network. Passengers should follow signs to Victoria Underground station and expect the walk to take 10-15 minutes.
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