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If you want to escape the coast for a day trip to the land of Chaucer, hop on one of the regular trains from Dover to Canterbury. This historic city is filled with cobbled streets, ancient sites and the majestic cathedral, which is home to the shrine of medieval archbishop, Thomas Becket. With many journey times taking less than 30 minutes, travelling by rail to this stunning city is easy and convenient. Check out the latest journey times below and book your train tickets from Dover to Canterbury online with us.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets

Save 1/3 with a Railcard

You can save 1/3 off the price of your train tickets from Dover to Canterbury with a Railcard. There are loads of options available, and you can use them throughout the year on most rail journeys, so you can save even more on travel.

Travel Off-Peak

If you can be flexible about travel times, it can be worth waiting until after rush hour to hop on board at Off-Peak times of the day. Check our journey planner to see which times apply.

Go with a group

The trains can be cheaper when you travel together. If you journey to Canterbury in a group of 3-9 adults, you could save 34% on Off-Peak travel with GroupSave.

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