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Travel between Canterbury and London

In about two hours, you can transfer between the cities of London and Canterbury when you ride aboard the Stagecoach Express. Our new route stops at a variety of exciting locations and offers free WiFi, power sockets and air-conditioning.

The Stagecoach Express runs from the early hours to late at night, so you can make the journey whenever suits you - whether it's for a daily commute or a day trip sightseeing.

Journey Information

Fares from: £7.50 single on megabus.com

Peak journey time: 2 hours 19 minutes

Off-peak journey time: 1 hour 54 minutes

Timetable: There are 15 departures per day on Mondays to Fridays. At weekends (and bank holidays) there are 14 departures per day. Click here  to view the full timetable. 

Distance:   65 miles

Bus operators: Stagecoach

Departures: Canterbury Bus Station, Bay D5 & North Greenwich underground station

 

There’s no comparison between our Stagecoach Express service and off-peak rail fares - we’re cheaper every time. Our comfortable, direct coach connects cities at an affordable price. 


How can I buy a ticket?

You can either book in advance (to guarantee a seat) at megabus.com or just pay the driver onboard the Stagecoach Express. Contactless payments, Apple Pay and Google Pay are all accepted on  our coaches.

Discounts are available for students with ID and concessionary pass holders when purchasing a ticket on board the coach. 

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Journey

Single ticket at megabus.com

Return ticket at megabus.com

Canterbury to London

 £7.50 - plus £1 booking fee

 £15.00 - plus £1 booking fee

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Journey Single ticket on the coach Return ticket on the coach
Canterbury to London £10.00 £17.00


Why board the Express?

  • Free WiFi
  • Contactless payments
  • Power Sockets
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Disabled Access

Stagecoach Express linear mapJump on a tube at North Greenwich with quick links to Stratford and London Bridge on the Jubilee line. 

 

FAQs

How long does it take to travel between Canterbury and London with Stagecoach Express?

It takes, on average, 1 hour and 54 minutes during the off-peak and about 2 hours 20 minutes at peak times. 


Is this a direct service from Canterbury to London?

Yes, this is a direct service. 

What is the distance between Canterbury and London?

The distance between Canterbury and North Greenwich Station is 65 miles.

What time is the first coach from Canterbury to London?

The first coach from Canterbury departs at 04:55.

 

What time is the first coach from London to Canterbury?

The first coach from London departs at 08:15. 


What time is the last coach from Canterbury to London?

The last coach from Canterbury departs at 21:05.

 

What time is the last coach from London to Canterbury?

The last coach from London departs at 23:10. 

If you have a question, either about Stagecoach or our Stagecoach Express service in particular, you're likely to find the answer over on our FAQs page. However, if you can't find what you need our friendly team are always on hand to help - feel free to contact the Stagecoach team if you need assistance prior, during or after your journey.