How to get toCanterbury Cathedralcar-free

Visit Canterbury Cathedral car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

There are fast trains from London St Pancras International to Canterbury West, also from Margate and Ramsgate. Canterbury East has trains from London Victoria and Dover. It’s a 15-minute stroll to the Cathedral from either station. A Canterbury East PlusBus train ticket gives you unlimited city travel by bus.

From Whitstable or Herne Bay you can hop on the frequent Triangle bus to Canterbury. There are also regular buses from other surrounding towns and villages to Canterbury bus station. It’s a 5-minute walk from the bus station to the Cathedral.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Canterbury Cathedral

Site of medieval pilgrimage, UNESCO World Heritage Site and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral has a tradition of visitor welcome spanning 1,400 years. From the beautiful towers outside to Britain’s oldest stained glass within, there is much to explore. Guided tours available.

For any queries about visiting contact Canterbury Cathedral on 01227 762862 or

Address: Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury CT1 2EH. Visit Website