How to travel from Ashford to Canterbury

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Travel Information from Ashford to Canterbury

distanceDistance12 miles (20 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$14 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or Southeastern

Travel 12 miles (20 km) by train or bus to Canterbury from Ashford. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Bus or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Ashford to Canterbury.

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How to get from Ashford to Canterbury by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Ashford to Canterbury is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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You can travel by train or bus for as low as $13 (€12). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 Ashford to Canterbury travel information:

  • Average Duration: 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: $13
  • Southeastern frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Travel from Ashford to Canterbury

FAQs: Travel 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 Ashford to Canterbury.

There are 2 ways to get from Ashford to Canterbury: train or bus.

The cheapest way to travel between Ashford and Canterbury is a train with an average price of $14 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options from Ashford to Canterbury:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Ashford to Canterbury costing on average $14 (€12).

The quickest way to travel from Ashford to Canterbury is by train, which takes on average 14 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Taking a bus requires on average 35 min of travel time.

The distance from Ashford to Canterbury is approximately 12 miles (20 km).

The average frequency per day from Ashford to Canterbury is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Ashford and Canterbury as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Ashford to Canterbury:

  • Buses mostly leave from Ashford and tend to arrive in Canterbury, University Of Kent.
  • Trains from Ashford to Canterbury most often leave from Ashford International and arrive in Canterbury West.

The following travel companies offer services from Ashford to Canterbury:

  • Travel with Southeastern to go to Canterbury by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Southeastern Ashford to Canterbury tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).

Yes, there are direct routes from Ashford to Canterbury with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 25 direct trains a day to Canterbury with Southeastern.

Direct services to Canterbury tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Ashford to Canterbury often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Dover, London Victoria, Paris or London Stansted Airport. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Ashford and Canterbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Canterbury and any of these top destinations today!
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