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from Oxford to Canterbury

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

Our recommendation

To get from Oxford to Canterbury on Sep 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:55AMOxford4h40 12:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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08:40AMOxford4h55 01:35PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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03:40PMOxford5h05 08:45PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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02:40PMOxford5h10 07:50PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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01:40PMOxford5h10 06:50PMCanterbury, St. Georges Lane
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Sep 25
$35National Express
Sep 27
$35National Express
Sep 30
$28National Express

Travel Information to Canterbury from Oxford

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€22) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€36) • 2 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Travel 105 miles (169 km) by bus or train between Oxford and Canterbury. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Oxford to Canterbury.

Travel Tips

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

There are 2 travel options from Oxford to Canterbury: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Canterbury from Oxford is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€22).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Canterbury:

A bus is generally $17 (€14) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $45 (€36) from Oxford to Canterbury.

What is the fastest way to get from Oxford to Canterbury?

The fastest way to get to Canterbury from Oxford is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 34 min.

Other travel options to Canterbury can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 40 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Oxford and Canterbury?

The Oxford to Canterbury distance is around 105 miles (169 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Oxford to Canterbury?

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Canterbury is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Oxford to Canterbury, where do I depart from Oxford and where do I arrive in Canterbury?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Oxford to Canterbury depart from Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) to Canterbury, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Oxford to Canterbury depart from Oxford to Canterbury West.
Which travel companies can take me from Oxford to Canterbury?

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

  • You can go to Canterbury from Oxford by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $28 (€22) with National Express from Oxford to Canterbury on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Oxford to Canterbury with Southeastern. Cheap tickets can be found for $45 (€36) with Southeastern from Oxford to Canterbury.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Oxford to Canterbury?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Oxford to Canterbury often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Dover or Stansted. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Oxford and Canterbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Canterbury and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Oxford and Canterbury online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $28 (€22) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $45 (€36) one way.

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


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