How to travel from Brighton to Canterbury

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from Brighton to Canterbury

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

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

Southern
10:06AM2h27
Brighton station (BTN)
12:33PMCanterbury West (CBW)
$441One-way
3 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
10:50PM10h55
Brighton, Preston Circus
09:45AMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
$341One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Southern
10:06AM2h27
Brighton station (BTN)
12:33PMCanterbury West (CBW)
$441One-way
3 transfers
Other options
Southern
09:56AM2h37
Brighton station (BTN)
12:33PMCanterbury West (CBW)
$441One-way
2 transfers
Southern
09:26AM3h07
Brighton station (BTN)
12:33PMCanterbury West (CBW)
$441One-way
2 transfers
Southern
10:56AM2h34
Brighton station (BTN)
01:30PMCanterbury West (CBW)
$441One-way
2 transfers
National Express
09:12AM7h18
Brighton, Preston Circus
04:30PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
$351One-way
1 transfer
National Express
09:05AM7h25
Brighton, Coach Station
04:30PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
$351One-way
1 transfer
National Express
08:12AM6h53
Brighton, Preston Circus
03:05PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
$351One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Brighton to Canterbury

distanceDistance61 miles (98 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$18 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 2 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southern

Travel 61 miles (98 km) by train or bus between Brighton and Canterbury. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Southern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Brighton to Canterbury.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Brighton to Canterbury

Southern, National Express and Southeastern will get you from Brighton to Canterbury at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Brighton - Canterbury travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Brighton 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 Brighton to Canterbury.
      FAQs

      You can get between Brighton and Canterbury 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Canterbury from Brighton is by taking a train, which costs on average $18 (€16).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Brighton to Canterbury:

      A train is $10 (€9) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Brighton to Canterbury costing on average $28 (€25).

      The fastest way from Brighton to Canterbury is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 16 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Canterbury that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 6 h 13 min.

      You should expect to travel around 61 miles (98 km) between Brighton and Canterbury.

      The average frequency per day from Brighton to Canterbury is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • Around 12 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Canterbury from Brighton 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 when traveling from Brighton to Canterbury:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Brighton, Patcham to Canterbury, University Of Kent.
      • Most travelers take a train from Brighton to Canterbury West.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brighton to Canterbury:

      • You can take a bus from Brighton to Canterbury with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $28 (€25) with National Express from Brighton to Canterbury.
      • You can take a train from Brighton to Canterbury with Southern, Thameslink or Southeastern. Cheap tickets can be found for $18 (€16) with Southern from Brighton to Canterbury.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Brighton to Canterbury with the following travel companies:

      • Direct services by bus with.
      • Direct services by train with.

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

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

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