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Canterbury to Peterborough by train

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    22:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 11m
  • Distance
    171 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Canterbury to Peterborough by train

Fast trains from Canterbury to Peterborough take around 2 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 171 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Canterbury and Peterborough.

1. Are there direct trains from Canterbury to Peterborough?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Canterbury to Peterborough every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

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

The Canterbury to Peterborough train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Peterborough is usually scheduled to depart Canterbury around 05:18 and the last train is around 22:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Canterbury around 05:25, and the last at 22:40.

When to book Canterbury to Peterborough 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 Peterborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Canterbury and Peterborough?

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

  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Peterborough to Canterbury by train

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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.