River Thames, London

Canterbury to London

From £6 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 30 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 9 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Canterbury to London

Our coaches travel from Canterbury Bus Station to London (Victoria Coach Station) 9 times a day. Services run from 6.20am (approx) and the last coach arrives in London at 7.20pm (approx). Our fastest journey will get you from Canterbury to London (Eltham) in just 1 hour 20 minutes.

With regular, reliable services and fares starting from £6 one-way*, you can travel with confidence once again.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

Departing from Canterbury

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 local taxi rank.

Arriving in London

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by 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.

Calling at...

Canterbury to London route stops include:
  • Canterbury Bus Station
  • London Eltham
  • London Lewisham
  • London Elephant and Castle
  • London Victoria Coach Station
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