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from Bristol to Canterbury

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Travel Information to Canterbury from Bristol

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€11) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $120 (€96) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 158 miles (255 km) by bus or train between Bristol and Canterbury. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Canterbury.

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Travel from Bristol 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 Bristol to Canterbury.
How do I travel from Bristol to Canterbury?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Canterbury from Bristol. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Canterbury?

The cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Canterbury is by taking a bus with an average price of $14 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Canterbury:

Taking a bus is usually $107 (€85) less than taking a train to Canterbury, which costs on average $120 (€96) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Bristol to Canterbury?

The fastest way to get to Canterbury from Bristol is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Canterbury can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Canterbury by bus can take on average 5 h 45 min.

How far is Canterbury from Bristol?

Canterbury is approximately 158 miles (255 km) away from Bristol.

When traveling to Canterbury from Bristol, what are the departure and arrival points in Bristol and Canterbury?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Bristol at Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Canterbury at Canterbury, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bristol Temple Meads and tend to arrive in Canterbury West.
Which travel operators can get me to Canterbury from Bristol?

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

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Canterbury. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Bristol to Canterbury tickets on Omio for $14 (€11).
  • South Western Railway can take you to Canterbury by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for South Western Railway from Bristol to Canterbury for $120 (€96).
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Bristol and Canterbury ends?
Omio customers who travel from Bristol to Canterbury often also extend their vacation to go to London, Dover or Stansted. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Canterbury and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Bristol to Canterbury online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Bristol to Canterbury, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€11) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $120 (€96) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Canterbury tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol Temple Meads

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