London to Canterbury train

Cheap train tickets from London to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Aug 09

Cheapest

46

Average

48

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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08:10AMLondon Victoria1h29 09:39AMCanterbury East
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461One-way
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08:49AMLondon Bridge1h37 10:26AMCanterbury West
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461One-way
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08:25AMLondon Victoria2h01 10:26AMCanterbury West
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461One-way
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08:19AMLondon Bridge1h47 10:06AMCanterbury West
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461One-way
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09:10AMLondon Victoria1h29 10:39AMCanterbury East
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461One-way

Train schedule from London to Canterbury

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9
08:10AMLondon St Pancras0h56 09:06AMCanterbury West
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08:10AMLondon Victoria1h29 09:39AMCanterbury East
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08:19AMLondon Bridge1h47 10:06AMCanterbury West
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08:25AMLondon Victoria2h01 10:26AMCanterbury West
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08:49AMLondon Bridge1h37 10:26AMCanterbury West
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09:10AMLondon Victoria1h29 10:39AMCanterbury East
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Fastest train times from London to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Aug 09

Fastest Journey

56 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

87 km

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

Fastest
08:10AMLondon St Pancras0h56 09:06AMCanterbury West
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551One-way
08:10AMLondon Victoria1h29 09:39AMCanterbury East
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461One-way
09:10AMLondon Victoria1h29 10:39AMCanterbury East
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461One-way
08:49AMLondon Bridge1h37 10:26AMCanterbury West
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461One-way
08:19AMLondon Bridge1h47 10:06AMCanterbury West
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461One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Canterbury

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSoutheastern or Thameslink

Trains from London to Canterbury cover the 54 miles (87 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 32 min with our travel partners like Southeastern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $46 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $41 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Canterbury West.

Train providers: Southeastern and Thameslink from London to Canterbury trains

For as little as $41 (€38) you can travel by train from London to Canterbury with Southeastern and Thameslink. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from London to Canterbury with Thameslink! As an official travel partner of Thameslink, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thameslink, compare the best routes between London and Canterbury as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thameslink London to Canterbury train ticket available today. If you search for Thameslink tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Canterbury from London on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 54 miles (87 km) route from London to Canterbury with ease and comfort on a train with Thameslink.

Thameslink from London to Canterbury train information:

  • Average Duration: 13 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 1 a day

If you're looking for cheap Southeastern tickets between London and Canterbury, check out Omio! With one-way London to Canterbury train ticket prices starting as low as $41 (€38) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Canterbury from London by showing you the latest Southeastern offers, train schedules and tickets for this 54 miles (87 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Southeastern. If you search for Southeastern tickets between London and Canterbury in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Canterbury from London on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Southeastern so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train tickets from London to Canterbury: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 12 €
2 weeks earlier 11 €9%
3 weeks earlier 9 €33%
1 month before 11 €9%
2 months earlier 12 €0%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Canterbury. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Canterbury 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 33% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Canterbury with 2 months in advance you save up to about 0% compared to the initial price.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Canterbury

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 London to Canterbury.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Canterbury to cost as little as $41 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Canterbury train to cost on average $46 (€43)  one way.
The train distance from London to Canterbury is around 54 miles (87 km).
On average the London to Canterbury train travel time is 1 h 32 min  for the 54 miles (87 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train between London and Canterbury, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your trip can end in train stations such as Canterbury West and Canterbury East.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Canterbury West.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Canterbury West, is located 0.4 miles (616 m) away from the city center of Canterbury.

When taking a train from London to Canterbury, you can count on Southeastern or Thameslink for the best way to get you to Canterbury. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Canterbury from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 17 direct trains per day from London to Canterbury. You can look to travel with Southeastern  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
On average, there are 23 trains a day from London to Canterbury. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from London at 4: 42 AM. The last train leaves from London at 11: 12 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Canterbury and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains to Canterbury from London to cost on average $46 (€43) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Canterbury train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Canterbury
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Canterbury.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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