London to Canterbury by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Canterbury by train
Fast trains from London to Canterbury take around 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 87 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Canterbury.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Canterbury?
Direct trains from London to Canterbury have been found.
We usually find around 58 direct trains on the route from London to Canterbury every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Canterbury?
The London to Canterbury train travel time is normally about 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Canterbury train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Canterbury is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:40.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:22, and the last at 23:12.
What's the London to Canterbury train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Canterbury are $14.13.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $14 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $17. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London to Canterbury train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Canterbury by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Canterbury?
Southeastern is the train company that operates on the route from London to Canterbury.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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