Edinburgh to Canterbury train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Canterbury is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Lumo
09:24AM6h06
Edinburgh
03:30PMCanterbury
$1401One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Canterbury

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22
Lumo
09:24AM6h06
Edinburgh
03:30PMCanterbury
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Canterbury

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Fastest Journey

6 h 6 m

Average

6 h 6 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

591 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Edinburgh for Canterbury every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Lumo
09:24AM6h06
Edinburgh
03:30PMCanterbury
$1401One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Canterbury

distanceDistance366 miles (590 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$136 (€118)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Canterbury cover the 366 miles (590 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 34 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $80 (€69), but the average price of train tickets is $136 (€118). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Canterbury West.

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Canterbury

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Canterbury can start from as little as $80 (€69) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Canterbury is $136 (€118); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Canterbury train travel time is 5 h 34 min   for the 366 mile (590 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Canterbury leaves at 5: 23 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Canterbury leaves at 1: 30 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Canterbury which require at least one change with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Edinburgh to Canterbury train with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Edinburgh to Canterbury as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Canterbury West, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Canterbury is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Canterbury from Edinburgh including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Canterbury

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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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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.
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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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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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