How to Reach Canterbury


  • By Train: Trains to Canterbury halt at either of the two main stations- Canterbury East and Canterbury West. Most of the trains halting here are between London and Canterbury.
  • By Car: Canterbury is connected by road via the M2 South and East road until it merges with the A2. Alternatively regional arterial road A28 travels through the city.
  • By Coach: Coaches connect Canterbury to cities such as London and Dover.
  • By Air: Canterbury does not have an airport of its own. The nearest one is at London.


  • By Bus: Canterbury has a strong network of busses which run in loops within the city.
  • By Car: Renting a car and exploring the city at your pace is possible.
  • By Taxi: Taxis in Canterbury are regulated by the city council. Charges are imposed uniformly by this regulation.
  • On Foot: Many of the Canterbury attractions are situated close to each other. Hence, it is easy to explore the place on foot.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Canterbury. The most preferred mode of transport in Canterbury is Car.

Average distance: 4 km Average time: 12 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 12 min Overall average time for 4 kms 12 min
Route Distance Time
Whitstable to Canterbury 10.73 km 10 mins
Folkestone to Canterbury 24.15 km 24 mins
Ashford to Canterbury 27.04 km 27 mins
Sittingbourne to Canterbury 39.13 km 39 mins
Hastings to Canterbury 73.3 km 1 hour 13 mins
Gravesend to Canterbury 80.69 km 1 hour 20 mins
Royal tunbridge wells to Canterbury 92.11 km 1 hour 32 mins
Bexleyheath to Canterbury 106.35 km 1 hour 46 mins
New cross to Canterbury 126.13 km 2 hours 6 mins
Lewes to Canterbury 127.16 km 2 hours 7 mins
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