How to travel from Canterbury to London

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from Canterbury to London

You can get from Canterbury to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Canterbury to London on Nov 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:38PMCanterbury, University Of Kent2h12 08:50PMLondon
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06:38PMCanterbury, University Of Kent2h12 08:50PMLondon
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06:30PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane2h20 08:50PMLondon
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09:05AMCanterbury, University Of Kent2h15 11:20AMLondon
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05:30PMCanterbury, University Of Kent2h20 07:50PMLondon
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Travel Information from Canterbury to London

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€21) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Travel 54 miles (87 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Canterbury and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Canterbury to London.

How to get from Canterbury to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Canterbury to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 57,00% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Canterbury to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Canterbury to London

Travel Tips: Travel to London 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 Canterbury to London.

You can travel from Canterbury to London 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to London from Canterbury is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A bus is generally $12 (€11) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $23 (€21) from Canterbury to London.

The quickest way to travel from Canterbury to London is by train, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 55 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 54 miles (87 km) from Canterbury to London.

The average frequency per day from Canterbury to London is:

  • Around 10 buses per day.
  • 18 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Canterbury West to London Victoria.

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

  • National Express can get you to London by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Canterbury to London for $11 (€10) on Omio.
  • Travel with Southeastern to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Southeastern Canterbury to London tickets on Omio for $23 (€21).

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

  • You can find 10 direct buses per day to London with National Express.
  • You can check for a direct train to London with Southeastern with 18 direct trains per day.

Direct services to London 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 route.

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $23 (€21) one way for this trip.

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

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