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from Birmingham to Canterbury

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Canterbury

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $60 (€50) • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 151 miles (244 km) by bus or train to Canterbury from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Canterbury.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Canterbury

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 Birmingham to Canterbury.

What are the ways to get from Birmingham to Canterbury?

You can travel to Canterbury from Birmingham 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Canterbury from Birmingham?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Canterbury is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€16) compared to other travel options to Canterbury:

A bus is generally $41 (€34) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $60 (€50) from Birmingham to Canterbury.

What is the quickest way to get from Birmingham to Canterbury?

The fastest way to get to Canterbury from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 56 min.

Other travel options to Canterbury can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 15 min   on average.

How far is Canterbury from Birmingham?

The Birmingham to Canterbury distance is around 151 miles (244 km).

How many services a day are there from Birmingham to Canterbury?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Canterbury is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Birmingham to Canterbury as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Canterbury?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Canterbury:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Birmingham, Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Canterbury West.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to Canterbury?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Canterbury, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Canterbury by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Birmingham to Canterbury tickets on Omio for $19 (€16).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Canterbury. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Birmingham to Canterbury tickets on Omio for $60 (€50).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Birmingham to Canterbury?

Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Canterbury? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Canterbury usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Dover or Stansted. If you're looking to explore London, Dover or Stansted from Canterbury, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Birmingham to Canterbury one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Canterbury, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $19 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $60 (€50) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Canterbury online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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