Canterbury to Hull by train

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    22:39
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 51m
  • Distance
    291 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Canterbury to Hull by train

Fast trains from Canterbury to Hull take around 3 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 291 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Canterbury and Hull.

1. Are there direct trains from Canterbury to Hull?

Journeys between Canterbury and Hull usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Canterbury to Hull every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Canterbury to Hull?

The Canterbury to Hull train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Canterbury to Hull train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Hull is usually scheduled to depart Canterbury around 05:18 and the last train is around 22:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Canterbury around 05:22, and the last at 18:43.

When to book Canterbury to Hull train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Canterbury to Hull by train.

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Which train companies operate between Canterbury and Hull?

More than one train company operates on the route from Canterbury to Hull, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.