London to Canterbury bus

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20

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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08:30PMLondon2h30 11:00PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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10:30PMLondon2h10 12:40AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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201One-way

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08:30PMLondon2h30 11:00PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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10:30PMLondon2h10 12:40AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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Bus times from London to Canterbury

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Fastest Journey

2 h 10 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

87 km

Of the 2 buses that leave London for Canterbury every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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10:30PMLondon2h10 12:40AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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201One-way
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08:30PMLondon2h30 11:00PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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201One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Canterbury

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$28 (€26)
frequencyBus frequency10 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 10 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersInfobus, National Express or Megabus

Buses from London to Canterbury cover the 54 miles (87 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like Infobus, 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 $28 (€26), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Bus providers: National Express from London to Canterbury

You can travel by bus from London to Canterbury with National Express for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express

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 London - Canterbury 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 London to Canterbury with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 14 min
  • Average Price: $15
  • National Express frequency: 9 a day

Buses from London to Canterbury

Whoever travels a lot by bus through England will sooner or later also travel the route London - Canterbury bus. The city in the southeast of the country is about 100 kilometers away from the capital. This makes Canterbury a perfect day trip. Alternatively, Canterbury can also be used as a starting point for trips to other cities in the south. With numerous connections every day of the week, the bus journey from London to Canterbury is very interesting both for business travellers and for holidaymakers.

Which bus companies travel from London to Canterbury?

The bus services from London to Canterbury are operated entirely by National Express. The English bus company operates buses in all parts of the country. Travellers can travel on National Express buses from any city in England to many other cities.

How long does the bus journey from London to Canterbury take?

The journey by bus London - Canterbury takes about 2 hours. All National Express journeys are direct connections between the two cities, so travellers do not have to stop anywhere. Those who take the buses in the evening can even make the trip in just 1:45 hours. It can also take a little longer in the afternoon, but the bus shouldn't need more than 2:30 in the evening.

How often can I travel by bus from London to Canterbury?

Every day between 10 and 20 connections are offered for the journey by bus from London to Canterbury. The first buses leave London early in the morning, usually at 7:00. The last connections are usually between 21:00 and 22:00.

Bus stations on the route London - Canterbury?

At which bus station does the bus depart from in London? National Express buses always leave London at Victoria Coach Station. The station is close to Victoria Station, one of the largest stations and transfer points for the London Tube. This makes it easy to get to the bus station from anywhere in the city. There are some kiosks and a café for catering, but the better options are outside the station.

At which bus station does the bus arrive in Canterbury? The buses from London reach Canterbury at the bus stop in St George's Lane. This is not a complete bus stop but just a few stops along the road. The location is very central and right in the city centre. Those who make a day trip from London can walk directly from the bus stop and explore the city. All others can easily take a taxi to their hotels.

Travel Tips: Bus to Canterbury from London

Take the bus to Canterbury easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Canterbury.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Canterbury from London for as low as $15 (€13)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $28 (€26)  for a bus ticket from London to Canterbury.
The London to Canterbury bus distance is approximately 54 miles (87 km).
The bus time from London to Canterbury is on average 2 h 10 min  for the 54 miles (87 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Canterbury from London by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Canterbury, Bus Station.

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival bus station, Canterbury, Bus Station, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city center of Canterbury.

For the best London to Canterbury bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Infobus, National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Canterbury from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 10 direct buses per day from London to Canterbury, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with National Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 10 buses a day from London to Canterbury. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first London to Canterbury bus departs at 7: 00 AM   and the last bus from London to Canterbury leaves at 9: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from London to Canterbury on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find buses between London and Canterbury to cost on average $28 (€26) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Canterbury bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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