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Bus Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury?

When you're traveling from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 24. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 18.39, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury by bus

Best price £ 18.39
Journey duration 1 h 40 min
Connections per day 52
First departure 10:00
Last departure 19:25
Distance 23.6 mi
Departure Southend-on-Sea
Arrival Canterbury
Carriers National Express, Eurolines CH

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Minimum price
£ 18.39
Maximum price
£ 25.49

Southend-on-Sea - Canterbury


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£ 58.80

Wednesday, May 18th 2022
West Ham - Southend Central
20:43 - 21:28
CO2: 0.11kg

How much time will it take to go from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury by bus?

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Canterbury is around 24.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h 40 min. However, the fastest routes between Southend-on-Sea and Canterbury take 1 h 3 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury leaving at 10:00. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:25.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury using companies such as National Express and Eurolines CH. Combined, these providers offer an average of 52 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 72 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 52 direct connections from Southend-on-Sea to Canterbury each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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