It's simple to reach The Canterbury Tales, in Canterbury, by train. Simply hop on a train to Canterbury West station and then it's just a short walk to the attraction. The Canterbury Tales is full of wonders for all to enjoy – you'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and with so much to look at, it's suitable for all ages. For more information about opening times, visit The Canterbury Tales’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not alw
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 19:30
Saturday 06:15 - 19:30
Sunday 08:30 - 17:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Buffet
ATMAvailable
ATM notes
Located on concourse
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces112
Carpark charges
Annual£1,052.00
Daily£6.40
Monthly£97.40
Off-peak£5.80
Six Monthly£581.00
Three Monthly£291.00
Weekly£27.70
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces126
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
downside platform - London end
Cycle storage notes<p>Secure cycle storage is available on Platform 1. Please ask staff for details. You may leave your cycle in the rack provided on Platform 1, however you do so at your own risk.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Both platforms accessed through ticket office

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Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

Departures and arrivals from Canterbury West

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London VictoriaSoutheastern16:031On time
to MargateSoutheastern16:082On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern16:261On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern16:272On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern16:542On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from RamsgateSoutheastern16:021On time
from London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern16:062On time
from MargateSoutheastern16:261On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern16:262On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern16:532On time

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