Edinburgh to Canterbury train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Cheapest

97

Average

98

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.

London North Eastern Railway
08:30AMEdinburgh6h35 03:05PMCanterbury
0 transfers
971One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:00AMEdinburgh6h06 02:06PMCanterbury
0 transfers
981One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Canterbury

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London North Eastern Railway
08:00AMEdinburgh6h06 02:06PMCanterbury
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London North Eastern Railway
08:30AMEdinburgh6h35 03:05PMCanterbury
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Fastest Journey

6 h 6 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

591 km

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

London North Eastern Railway
08:00AMEdinburgh6h06 02:06PMCanterbury
0 transfers
981One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AMEdinburgh6h35 03:05PMCanterbury
0 transfers
971One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Canterbury

distanceDistance366 miles (590 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$138 (€133)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Canterbury cover the 366 miles (590 km) long route taking on average 6 h 6 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $74 (€71), but the average price of train tickets is $138 (€133). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Canterbury West.

Train companies: Southeastern from Edinburgh to Canterbury trains

Find the best trains to Canterbury from Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners Southeastern from $74 (€71). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Southeastern

One of the best ways to travel to Canterbury from Edinburgh is by taking a train with Southeastern. Omio helps you find the ideal Southeastern train between Edinburgh and Canterbury by showing you Southeastern current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Edinburgh to Canterbury trip. You can expect to travel 366 miles (590 km) between Edinburgh and Canterbury on a train with Southeastern. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Canterbury from Edinburgh, you can check straight away if the Southeastern ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Southeastern train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Canterbury from Edinburgh!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Canterbury

    Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Edinburgh to Canterbury.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Edinburgh to Canterbury trains for as little as $74 (€71)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Canterbury train to cost on average $138 (€133)  one way.
    The distance to Canterbury from Edinburgh by train is approximately 366 miles (590 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 366 miles (590 km) between Edinburgh and Canterbury can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Canterbury train journey time is on average 6 h 6 min.

    When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Canterbury, you can end your trip in train stations like Canterbury West and Canterbury East.

    Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Canterbury West   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Canterbury West and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (616 m) from the train station to the city center in Canterbury.

    For the best Edinburgh to Canterbury train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Edinburgh and Canterbury to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 10 trains a day from Edinburgh to Canterbury. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 4: 48 AM. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 12: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Edinburgh to Canterbury and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Edinburgh and Canterbury within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $138 (€133) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Canterbury a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Edinburgh
    Canterbury
    Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your trip to Canterbury.
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    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
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    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
    Metro: No metro available.
    Amenities at station
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    Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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    ATMATM
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    Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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