Canterbury to London train

Cheap train tickets from Canterbury to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

20

Average

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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09:03AMCanterbury West2h03 11:06AMLondon Victoria
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08:26AMCanterbury West1h45 10:11AMLondon Bridge
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201One-way
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08:03AMCanterbury West2h03 10:06AMLondon Victoria
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201One-way
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08:19AMCanterbury East2h01 10:20AMLondon Victoria
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201One-way
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08:19AMCanterbury East1h29 09:48AMLondon Victoria
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201One-way

Train schedule from Canterbury to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, September 25
08:03AMCanterbury West2h03 10:06AMLondon Victoria
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08:19AMCanterbury East2h01 10:20AMLondon Victoria
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08:19AMCanterbury East1h29 09:48AMLondon Victoria
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08:26AMCanterbury West0h55 09:21AMLondon St Pancras
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08:26AMCanterbury West1h45 10:11AMLondon Bridge
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09:03AMCanterbury West2h03 11:06AMLondon Victoria
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Fastest train times from Canterbury to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 42 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

87 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Canterbury for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:26AMCanterbury West0h55 09:21AMLondon St Pancras
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241One-way
08:19AMCanterbury East1h29 09:48AMLondon Victoria
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201One-way
08:26AMCanterbury West1h45 10:11AMLondon Bridge
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201One-way
08:19AMCanterbury East2h01 10:20AMLondon Victoria
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201One-way
09:03AMCanterbury West2h03 11:06AMLondon Victoria
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201One-way

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Overview: Train from Canterbury to London

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDB Southeastern

Trains from Canterbury to London cover the 54 miles (87 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 34 min with our travel partners like DB Southeastern. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $23 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $13 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: Southeastern from Canterbury to London trains

For as little as $13 (€13) you can travel by train to London from Canterbury with Southeastern. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Southeastern

It’s easy to book your Southeastern train ticket to London from Canterbury online with Omio! Simply check the current Southeastern train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Canterbury to London as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Southeastern train tickets online. Prices for Southeastern trains from Canterbury to London start at $13 (€13) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 54 miles (87 km). If you search for Southeastern trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Southeastern tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Canterbury to London. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Canterbury to London Southeastern train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Trains from Canterbury to London

Services headed for London begin departing Canterbury from as early as 5:00 a.m., giving commuters a chance to head into the city for the start of the working day. Throughout the day, there are up to six departures per hour, some of which can complete the route in as little as 53 minutes. This heavily serviced route connects the historic cathedral city with several of London's busy stations, giving passengers a choice of where they would like to terminate.

Which train companies travel from Canterbury to London?

All trains on the Canterbury to London route are offered by Southeastern. They operate some of the busiest networks in the country, including the UK's first high-speed service in conjunction with Javelin trains.

How long is the train from Canterbury to London?

The fastest journey along this route can be completed in as little as 53 minutes. Journey times range up to two hours one minute. It is worth noting that the fastest journeys are usually from Canterbury West to London St Pancras.

How many trains are there from Canterbury to London?

During peak travel time, there can be as many as six departures per hour departing Canterbury for the capital. Services begin on a weekday shortly after 5:00 a.m. with departures until after 10:00 p.m. Over the weekend, services are still very regular, though the first train doesn't depart Canterbury until slightly later.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Canterbury to London?

Departure train station: Trains depart from either Canterbury West Station or Canterbury East Station. Canterbury West is the busier of the two stations, though it is only a half mile north of Canterbury East station, despite the name. Both stations are easily accessible via local bus routes and are within walking distance of the historic town center.

Arrival train station: Passengers can terminate at three London destinations: London Victoria, London St Pancras or London Charing Cross. Victoria is found in the heart of Westminster, Charing Cross close to Trafalgar Square in the center of the city and St Pancras can be found in the north of London. All stations have excellent links to bus routes and underground lines as well as national connections and the Eurostar for international travel from St Pancras.

Travel Tips: Trains from Canterbury to London

Travel by train to London 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 Canterbury to London.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Canterbury to London trains for as little as $13 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
The Canterbury to London train ticket price is on average $23 (€22)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
The Canterbury to London train distance is approximately 54 miles (87 km).
While the time it takes to travel 54 miles (87 km) between Canterbury and London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Canterbury to London train journey time is on average 1 h 34 min.

When departing from Canterbury, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Canterbury West and Canterbury East. When arriving in London, you can end your journey in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers book a train from Canterbury West   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Canterbury West and need to travel around 0.4 miles (616 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the trip from Canterbury to London you can take a train with DB Southeastern. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Canterbury and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 18 direct trains per day from Canterbury to London, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Southeastern  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 18 trains a day from Canterbury to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Canterbury to London leaves at 4: 47 AM. The last train departing from Canterbury to London leaves at 11: 49 PM. You can find the latest Canterbury to London train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Canterbury to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€22) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Canterbury and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Canterbury
London
Canterbury West is the most popular Canterbury railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Canterbury for your trip to London.
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Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transit options for Canterbury West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station forecourt
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WifiWifi
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transit options for Canterbury East
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement bus stop in Station Road East, opposite the station entrance.

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