How to travel from Stansted to Canterbury

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from Stansted to Canterbury

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

Our recommendation

To get from Stansted to Canterbury on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:52AMStansted Mountfitchet2h14 10:06AMCanterbury West
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07:52AMStansted Mountfitchet2h14 10:06AMCanterbury West
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07:46AMStansted Mountfitchet2h20 10:06AMCanterbury West
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08:22AMStansted Mountfitchet2h44 11:06AMCanterbury West
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06:52AMStansted Mountfitchet2h14 09:06AMCanterbury West
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Travel Information between Stansted and Canterbury

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $55
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 2 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $55 (€50) • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 56 miles (91 km) between Stansted and Canterbury. 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 Stansted to Canterbury.

Travel Tips: Travel from Stansted to Canterbury

Travel Tips: 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 Stansted to Canterbury.

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

The cheapest way to get from Stansted to Canterbury is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€16) compared to other travel options to Canterbury:

A bus is generally $37 (€34) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $55 (€50) from Stansted to Canterbury.

The fastest way from Stansted to Canterbury is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Canterbury that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Canterbury by bus can take on average 2 h 55 min.

The distance from Stansted to Canterbury is approximately 56 miles (91 km).

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Stansted to Canterbury depart from Stansted Airport to Canterbury West.

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

  • You can go to Canterbury from Stansted by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $18 (€16) with National Express from Stansted to Canterbury on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Canterbury from Stansted with Southeastern, and you can find Southeastern Stansted to Canterbury tickets for $55 (€50) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with National Express.
  • You'll find direct trains 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 Stansted to Canterbury.

Your trip from Stansted to Canterbury doesn't have to end in Canterbury. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Dover or Paris. If you’d like to add London, Dover or Paris to your Stansted to Canterbury tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Canterbury today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $18 (€16) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $55 (€50) one way.

But we recommend booking Stansted to Canterbury 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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