How to travel from Dover to Canterbury

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from Dover to Canterbury

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

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

National Express
04:25AM0h45
Dover
05:10AMCanterbury
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
04:25AM0h45
Dover
05:10AMCanterbury
$91One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
National Express
04:25AM0h45
Dover
05:10AMCanterbury
$91One-way
0 transfers
Other options
National Express
07:55AM0h55
Dover
08:50AMCanterbury
$91One-way
0 transfers
National Express
01:25PM0h50
Dover
02:15PMCanterbury
$91One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Dover and Canterbury

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a bus or train to travel 14 miles (22 km) to Canterbury from Dover. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dover to Canterbury.

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Travel on National Express and Southeastern travel to Canterbury from Dover at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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.

    FAQs: Travel from Dover 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 Dover to Canterbury.
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    You can get between Dover and Canterbury 2 different ways: bus or train.

    The cheapest way to go to Canterbury from Dover is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

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

    A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train with an average ticket price of $9 (€8) from Dover to Canterbury.

    The quickest way to travel between Dover and Canterbury is by train, which takes on average 22 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes on average 35 min.

    Canterbury is approximately 14 miles (22 km) away from Dover.

    The average frequency per day from Dover to Canterbury is:

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

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

      • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Dover to Canterbury depart from Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre) to Canterbury, University Of Kent.
      • Most travelers board their train from Dover Priory and arrive in Canterbury West.

      The following travel companies offer services from Dover to Canterbury:

      • Travel with National Express to go to Canterbury by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Dover to Canterbury tickets on Omio for $9 (€8).
      • Travel with Southeastern for trains to Canterbury. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Southeastern Dover to Canterbury tickets on Omio for $9 (€8).

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

      • Direct services by bus with.
      • Direct 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 Dover to Canterbury.

      Looking to extend your trip from Dover to Canterbury? Many Omio customers who go from Dover to Canterbury usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, London Victoria, Paris or London Stansted Airport. If you're looking to explore London, 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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