Maidstone to Canterbury by train

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Travelling from Maidstone to Canterbury by train

Fast trains from Maidstone to Canterbury take around 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 39 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maidstone and Canterbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Maidstone to Canterbury?

Direct trains from Maidstone to Canterbury have been found.

We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Maidstone to Canterbury every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

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

The Maidstone to Canterbury train travel time is normally about 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Canterbury is usually scheduled to depart Maidstone around 06:19 and the last train is around 20:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maidstone around 06:22, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Maidstone to Canterbury 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 Maidstone to Canterbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maidstone and Canterbury?

Southeastern is the train company that operates on the route from Maidstone to Canterbury.

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.