Canterbury is located in the heart of East Kent and has fantastic public transport connections. With services provided by both Stagecoach and Southeastern Trains, you can leave the car at home and take advantage of events taking place throughout the City.
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Stagecoach provides bus services to many Canterbury Festival locations with connections across the south east. Regular services run from locations including Whitstable, Herne Bay, Faversham, Folkestone and Thanet. Canterbury bus station is located on St George's Lane in the city centre. The station has sheltered waiting areas and there are public toilets in the Whitefriars shopping centre opposite. For buses to the Great Hall from the city centre, please check times for the Triangle route. Your phone is your ticket to ride! Download the Stagecoach App for to plan your journey, receive live updates and purchase discounted mobile tickets in advance. Find out more at stagecoachbus.com/app
Canterbury Bus Station, Canterbury, CT1 2TB
By Train: Canterbury West Station
Canterbury West is located on Station Road, just a ten minute walk from the City Centre and is serviced by Southeastern Trains. The station provides mainline and high speed services to locations across the South East including London St. Pancras, Ashford, Ramsgate, Margate and Whitstable.
Station Road West, Canterbury CT2 8AN
By Train: Canterbury East Station
Canterbury East is located on Station Road East, just a five minute walk from the City Centre and is serviced by Southeastern Trains. The station provides services to locations across the South East including London Victoria, Dover Priory, Faversham, Rochester and Sittingbourne.
Station Rd E, Canterbury CT1 2RB