The cheapest buses from London to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

$12

Average

$12

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.

The average ticket from London to Canterbury will cost around $ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

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10:30PMLondon2h15 12:45AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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02:30PMLondon2h15 04:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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12:30PMLondon2h15 02:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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11:30AMLondon2h05 01:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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04:30PMLondon2h20 06:50PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way

Timetable London to Canterbury

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08:00AMLondon2h05 10:05AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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10:30AMLondon2h05 12:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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11:30AMLondon2h05 01:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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12:30PMLondon2h15 02:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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01:30PMLondon2h15 03:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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02:30PMLondon2h15 04:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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03:30PMLondon2h15 05:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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04:30PMLondon2h20 06:50PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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05:30PMLondon2h20 07:50PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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06:30PMLondon2h15 08:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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08:30PMLondon2h15 10:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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10:30PMLondon2h15 12:45AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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Sat
Sep 25
$45Southeastern
$14National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$54Southeastern
$12National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Sun
Oct 3
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$18Southeastern
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 8
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$6National Express
Sat
Oct 9
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Sun
Oct 10
$21Southeastern
$12National Express
Mon
Oct 11
$18Southeastern
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 12
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
Wed
Oct 13
$18Southeastern
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 14
$18Southeastern
$8National Express
Fri
Oct 15
$18Southeastern
$8National Express

The fastest buses from London to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 13 m

Buses per day

12

Distance

87 km

Of the 12 buses that leave London for Canterbury every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 87 km distance in an average of 2 h 13 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:30AMLondon2h05 01:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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08:00AMLondon2h05 10:05AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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10:30AMLondon2h05 12:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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10:30PMLondon2h15 12:45AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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02:30PMLondon2h15 04:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way

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Bus Information to Canterbury from London

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express, Megabus or Infobus

Buses from London to Canterbury cover the 54 miles (87 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express London – Canterbury

You can travel by bus between London and Canterbury with National Express for as low as $12 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from London to Canterbury, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between London and Canterbury, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap bus tickets from London to Canterbury cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Canterbury from London for as low as $12 (€10)  for the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a bus from London to Canterbury?
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Canterbury bus to cost on average $12 (€10)  one way.
    How far is it from London to Canterbury by bus?
    The London to Canterbury bus distance is approximately 54 miles (87 km).
    How long is the bus between London and Canterbury?
    On average the London to Canterbury bus travel time is 2 h 15 min  for the 54 miles (87 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from London to Canterbury, which bus station in London do I depart from and which bus station in Canterbury do I arrive in?

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

    Where is the bus station in London to go to Canterbury? Where is the bus station in Canterbury located?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Canterbury, Bus Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

    Which bus providers should I travel with from London to Canterbury?
    For the best London to Canterbury bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, Megabus or Infobus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between London and Canterbury to compare what amenities they may offer.
    When is the earliest bus from London to Canterbury? When is the last bus from London to Canterbury?
    You can take the first bus from London to Canterbury at 7: 00 AM. The last bus from London to Canterbury that you can take departs at 9: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to Canterbury schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from London to Canterbury to get the best deals?
    If you buy the London to Canterbury bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $12 (€10). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from London to Canterbury. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Canterbury
    London
    Amenities
    London Liverpool Street Stn
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City