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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1 h 42 m
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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.
|Distance||54 miles (87 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 34 min|
|Average train ticket price||$23 (€22)|
|Train frequency||18 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 18 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||DB 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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