Trains from

London to Canterbury

  1. on time
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12
    23:37
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12
    00:14
    Ashford International
    Platform 6
    00:34
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    00:55
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    00:12
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    00:50
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    01:07
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    01:30
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    00:25
    London Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    01:58
    Ashford International
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:08
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:30
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 2 estimated
    00:40
    London Victoria
    Platform 2 estimated
    01:42
    Gillingham (Kent)
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:11
    Gillingham (Kent)
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:47
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  5. London Victoria
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. London Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:40
    London Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:07
    Faversham
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:13
    Faversham
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:26
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  7. London Charing Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  8. London Victoria
    Platform 6 estimated
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. London Victoria
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. London St Pancras International
    Platform 11 estimated
    08:42
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 11 estimated
    09:19
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:35
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:53
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London to Canterbury

  • Train Fares from: £11.30
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 126
  • Distance: 54 miles (87 km)
  • Train operators: Southeastern
  • Origin: London
  • Destination: Canterbury
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Canterbury by train?

    The average journey time between London and Canterbury is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 126 trains per day travelling from London to Canterbury. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Canterbury?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Canterbury without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Canterbury.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Canterbury?

    The distance between London and Canterbury is 54 miles.

    Distance: 54 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Canterbury?

    The first train from London to Canterbury departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Canterbury?

    The last train from London to Canterbury departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for London to Canterbury

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for London to Canterbury here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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