The cheapest buses from London to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Oct 18

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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01:30PMLondon2h15 03:45PMCanterbury, 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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04:30PMLondon2h20 06:50PMCanterbury, 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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05:30PMLondon2h20 07:50PMCanterbury, 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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10:30AMLondon2h10 12:40PMCanterbury, 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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03:30PMLondon2h30 06:00PMCanterbury, 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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Oct 17
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Oct 18
$55Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 19
$18Southeastern
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Oct 20
$9Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 21
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 22
$18Southeastern
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Oct 23
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 24
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 25
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 26
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 27
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 28
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 29
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 30
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Oct 31
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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Nov 1
$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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$18Southeastern
$12National Express
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$12National Express
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The fastest buses from London to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Oct 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 15 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 15 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 30 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
08:00AMLondon2h05 10:05AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
Fastest
11:30AMLondon2h05 01:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
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10:30AMLondon2h10 12:40PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
01:30PMLondon2h15 03:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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$121One-way
12:30PMLondon2h15 02:45PMCanterbury, 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 route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express London – Canterbury

Find the best buses from London to Canterbury with Omio's travel partners National Express from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking 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.

  • Average Price: $12

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets from London to Canterbury due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 does a cheap bus to Canterbury from London cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from London to Canterbury for the next 7 days starting from $12 (€10)  one way.
How much is a bus ticket from London to Canterbury?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Canterbury bus to cost on average $12 (€10)  one way.
What is the distance to Canterbury from London by bus?
The London to Canterbury bus distance is approximately 54 miles (87 km).
How long is a bus to Canterbury from London on average?
On average the London to Canterbury bus travel time is 2 h 15 min  for the 54 miles (87 km) long route, 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?

Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria   to Canterbury, Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the London bus station located? Where is the Canterbury bus station 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.

What bus providers go from London to Canterbury?
When taking a bus from London to Canterbury, you can count on National Express, Megabus or Infobus for the best way to get you to Canterbury. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Canterbury from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from London to Canterbury? What time is the last bus from London to Canterbury?
You can take the earliest bus from London to Canterbury at 8: 00 AM   or take the last bus from London to Canterbury leaving at 10: 30 PM. Look for the latest London to Canterbury bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
How early should I book bus tickets to Canterbury from London to score the best deals?
You can find buses between London and Canterbury to cost on average $12 (€10) 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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