The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Canterbury is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 12 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave London for Canterbury every day 3 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 33 min|
|Average train ticket price||$36 (€32)|
|Train frequency||36 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 18 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||DB Southeastern|
Trains from London to Canterbury cover the 54 miles (87 km) long route taking on average 1 h 33 min with our travel partners like DB Southeastern. Normally, there are 36 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $36 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury West.
You can travel by train between London and Canterbury with Southeastern for as low as $18 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Southeastern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to Kent, Sussex, Surrey and parts of East Anglia. It runs services from early morning until late at night, seven days a week. Southeastern has a range of train types, including high-speed Javelin trains, commuter-friendly Metro services, and the classic InterCity services. Ticket types include Advance, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southeastern are London to Kent, London to Eastbourne, and London to Hastings.
Southeastern from London to Canterbury train information:
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London St Pancras International and London Euston. When arriving in Canterbury, you can end your route in train stations like Canterbury West and Canterbury East.
Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Canterbury West, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.
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