Canterbury is within the Kent County council area, a sample local postcode is CT1 3YF. Its population is roughly 40,000. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Canterbury.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 239 local bus services from Canterbury, listed here.

A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Canterbury.
Dedicated Park & Ride services are run from this location.

Train Services

  Train Services
To get to the nearest train station (Sturry), look for bold names in the 'Destinations by local bus' list below.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Canterbury.


A map of Canterbury can be found here. To buy local maps of Canterbury click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Canterbury.


Various accommodation is available local to Canterbury such as Premier Inn. Also holiday cottages are available.
For more accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Canterbury is an access point for a long distance walk, details here.

Local hospitals with transport services include:
    Canterbury, Kent And Canterbury Hospital
    Canterbury, St Martins Hospital
Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Canterbury from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Canterbury are available here.

Google Earth

Google Earth
A KML file for Canterbury's transport services is available here. This can be loaded into the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) if you have it.
Please read the notes on data accuracy.

Map of Bus services from Canterbury

Map of Bus services from Canterbury Map of bus services from Canterbury 

Destinations by direct express coach from Canterbury.
(For destinations by bus and train see below, for coach bookings click here.)
Click on any place name below to get details of the express coach service from Canterbury:

   Birchington on Sea
   Dartford, Bluewater Bus Station
   Folkestone, Bus Station
   Walworth, Dunton Road
   London, Elephant and Castle
   Gillingham, Hampstead Valley Shopping
   Ramsgate, Harbour
   London, New Cross
   London, New Cross Gate
   St Peters
   London, Victoria Coach Station
   Westgate on Sea

Destinations by direct local bus from Canterbury.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to express coach or train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Canterbury:

   Herne Bay, Altira Park
   Canterbury, Archbishops School
   Barham Downs
   Canterbury, Barton Court School
   Canterbury, Barton Estate
   Birchington on Sea
   Borstal Hill
   Brabourne Lees
   Brenley Corner
   Canterbury, Bus Station
   Folkestone, Bus Station
   Bysing Wood
   Folkestone, Central Rail Station
   Broadstairs, Charles Dickens School
   Chartham Hatch
   Canterbury, Darwin College
   Canterbury, East Rail Station
   East Studdal
   Folkestone, Eurotunnel Terminal
   Dover, Girls Grammar School
   Great Mongeham
   Canterbury, Hales Place
   Ramsgate, Harbour
   Folkestone, Harvey Grammar School
   Hassell Street
   Herne Bay
   Greenhill, Herne Bay High School
   Herne Common
   Canterbury, High School
   Ashford, International Rail Station
   Canterbury, Kent And Canterbury Hospit
   Hythe, KENT Rail Station
   Canterbury, Keynes College
   Faversham, Kiln Court
   Birchington on Sea, King Ethelbert Sch
   Little Burton
   Canterbury, London Road Estate
   Lower Hardres
   Manna Hutte
   Chatham, Maritime
   Martyrs Field
   Middle Deal
   Mill Hill
   Goodnestone, near Aylesham
   Westwood, near Broadstairs
   Broad Oak, near Canterbury
   Vauxhall, near Canterbury
   Vauxhall, near Canterbury Park and Rid
   Denton, near Dover
   Lydden, near Dover
   Preston, near Faversham
   Newington, near Folkestone
   Ash, near Sandwich
   Preston, near Sandwich
   Minster, near Thanet
   Minster, near Thanet Rail Station
   Canterbury, New Dover Road Park and Ri
   Margate, Northdown Park
   Ashford, Norton Knatchbull School
   Old Wives Lees
   Wincheap, Park and Ride Site
   Pean Hill
   Plucks Gutter
   Margate, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mot
   Herne Bay, Queen Victoria Hospital
   Herne Bay
   Westgate on Sea
   Hillborough, Reculver School
   Rhodes Minnis
   Rough Common
   Westwood, Sainsburys
   Monkton, School
   Nackington, Simon Langton Boys School
   Canterbury, Simon Langton School
   South Ashford
   Ashford, South Ashford ASDA
   South Canterbury
   South Tankerton
   Sturry, Spires Academy
   Canterbury, Spring Lane Estate
   Canterbury, Spring Lane Estate Chaucer
   Canterbury, St Anselms School
   St Dunstans
   Dover, St Edmunds School
   Canterbury, St Georges Lane
   St Lawrence
   Canterbury, St Martins Hospital
   St Nicholas at Wade
   St Peters
   Seabrook, St Saviours Hospital
   St Stephens
   Stelling Minnis
   Street End
   Canterbury, Sturry Road
   Swingfield Minnis
   Sandwich, Technology School
   Temple Ewell
   Whitfield, Tesco
   Tyler Hill
   Canterbury, University Of Kent
   Upper Deal
   Upper Harbledown
   Upper Hardres
   Middle Deal, Victoria Hospital
   Dover, Waldershare Park
   Herne Bay, Westbrook Farm
   Westgate on Sea
   Westwood Cross
   Wheelbarrow Town

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Canterbury, Simon Langton Girls School  Simon Langton Girls School, Old Dover Road 18 
 Canterbury, Gate Inn  Old Gate Inn, New Dover Road 14 
 Canterbury, Queens Avenue  Queens Avenue, Victoria Memorial Recreation Ground, Rheims Way 42 
 Canterbury, Stodmarsh Road  Stodmarsh Road, Littlebourne Road 
 Canterbury, Polo Farm  Polo Farm, Littlebourne Road 
 Canterbury, School Passage  School Passage, Footpath to Schools, New Dover Road 14 
 Canterbury, Renville Cottages  Renville Cottages, A2 New Dover Road 12 
 Canterbury, Kent Cricket Ground  Kent Cricket Ground, Old Dover Road 23 
 Canterbury, Cowdrey Place  Cowdrey Place, Old Dover Road 19 
 Canterbury, Golf Club  Golf Club, Canterbury Golf Club, Littlebourne Road 
 Canterbury, Westgate Court Avenue  Westgate Court Avenue, Whitstable Road 27 
 Canterbury, Cherry Garden Road  Cherry Garden Road, Whitstable Road 27 
 Canterbury, Hawthorn Avenue  Hawthorn Avenue, Allotments, Broad Oak Road 
 Canterbury, Farleigh Road Corner  Farleigh Road Corner, Bookers, Broad Oak Road 
 Canterbury, Magistrates Court  Magistrates Court, Broad Street 56 
 Canterbury, Canterbury City Centre St Peters Place  St Peters Place, Westgate Towers 
 Canterbury, Ethelbert Road  Ethelbert Road, Old Dover Road 19 
 Canterbury, Health Centre  Health Centre, Old Dover Road 20 
 Canterbury, St Georges Place  Waitrose, St Georges Place 24 
 Canterbury, St Augustines Road  St Augustines Road, Ersham Road, New Dover Road 16 
 Canterbury, St Lawrence Road  St Lawrence Road, New Dover Road 16 
 Canterbury, Barton Road  Barton Road, Maryland Grove, New Dover Road 14 
 Canterbury, Mill House  Windmill Road, St Martins Hill 
 Canterbury, Temple Road  Temple Road, London Road 33 
 Canterbury, Ivy Lane  Ivy Lane, Lower Chantry Lane 15 
 Canterbury, Canterbury City Centre  Canterbury Lane, Burgate 
 Canterbury, Old Gate Inn  Old Gate Inn, New Dover Rd 

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