Book direct travel from London to Canterbury

Our coaches travel from London (Victoria Coach Station) to Canterbury Bus Station 16 times a day. Services run from 7.30 am (approx) and the last coach arrives in London at 11.30 pm (approx). Our fastest journey will get you from London (Eltham) to Canterbury in just 55m. With regular, reliable services, £10 returns and £5 single fares, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Services and Stops

Services from London to Canterbury run around-the-clock from 7.30 am (approx). The last coach of the day leaves London for Canterbury at 11.30 pm (approx). Route may vary slightly from the map shown here, depending on the time of day you travel.

Please view our London to Canterbury timetable for further details on the route/stops for your journey.

About our coaches

A guaranteed reclining leather seat, air conditioning, plug sockets for charging your mobile, friendly drivers to help load your heavy luggage, and a 500-strong fleet of coaches taking you to 100's of UK towns, cities, airports and events from just £5 one-way...just a few of the reasons why more of our customers are making the switch from rail to coach...

Taking the coach to Canterbury

London Victoria Coach Station is easy to reach; it's just 300 metres from the tube network. Lines serving the coach station are: the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre. Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place. Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Arriving in Canterbury by coach

Canterbury Bus Station is based on St George's Lane; in the heart of this beautiful city, and just a 4-minute walk from Canterbury East Rail Station. All local buses travel to the bus station, which is also served by a nearby taxi rank.


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