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Get to lectures on the Stagecoach Express - M2 route!

Future doctors, mechanics and beauty therapists alike get ready to ride. Getting to university or college has never been easier! 

Students can make the most of the new M2 route running between Kent and London, with main stops in Canterbury, Chatham and North Greenwich. And you can enjoy your journey knowing that you've got yourself a good deal - with return tickets starting from just £9!

The Stagecoach Express runs hourly, 7 days a week including bank holidays. The coach runs from the early hours to late at night, with the last coach departing from Canterbury (towards Medway/London) at 21:05 and leaves North Greenwich (towards Medway/Canterbury) at 23:20. So you can make the journey whenever suits you - whether it's for a daily commute or a day trip sightseeing. 

Take time to sit back and relax on a coach fitted with all the amenities needed en route to a busy day of studying. Or for those who want extra study time, get connected with on-board WiFi. Plus students receive discounted travel!


You can view the full timetable here


How much does it cost?

Our quick and convenient route offers a comfortable ride for a great price. Whether you're using the service to get to lectures, or as a one-off to explore a new city, you can be confident that you're getting a good deal!

Plus students with a valid student ID or NUS card receive discounted tickets when purchasing onboard the coach. 

OR to guarantee a seat you can pre-book at You'll need to book each individual journey you want to make, so for a return you'll need to choose your outbound and return journeys. At a return trip will cost the same as two single journeys. 

The table below shows you how much your journey will cost. 


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On Coach

with a valid student ID or NUS card

*plus a £1 booking fee applies

                                                                                                                                                                                                           SINGLE / RETURN

Canterbury, Faversham

to/from London

 £8 / £12  £7.50 / £15*

Medway (all stops)

to/from London

£6.50 / £10 £6 / £12*

Canterbury, Faversham

to/from Medway

£6 / £9 £5 / £10*


Why board the Express?

The Stagecoach Express, route M2 connects some of the region's most famous, historic and vibrant destinations with one direct, affordable route.

Linking the UNESCO World Heritage Sites at North Greenwich and Canterbury, with access to university or college sites, the Express has something for everyone - whether you’re attending lectures, hitting the gym or catching up with your mates.

The coach itself is kitted out with everything you could need for a comfortable ride, from free WiFi to power sockets and air conditioning.


Contact Stagecoach 

We’re committed to making our coaches accessible to all passengers and the Express features a dedicated wheelchair space, which can be pre-booked. If you have a question about our Stagecoach Express service, you're likely to find the answer over on our     FAQs page. Or feel free to contact the   Stagecoach team    - we're happy to help!

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