Canterbury Cathedral lies at the centre of the historic city of Canterbury in the heart of Kent. Whether you are coming by car, train or plane we can help you find your way.
Find your way
Canterbury is well served by the Motorway network with both the M20 and M2 providing links to the rest of England. There are several car parks in the centre of Canterbury and a park and ride scheme operates with buses running at 7-8 minute intervals from designated areas on the outskirts of the city right into the city centre. For information on parking in and around Canterbury visit the Canterbury tourism website, http://www.canterbury.co.uk.
Southeastern has introduced a High Speed rail service with a journey time of under an hour from London St Pancras to Canterbury West station. For information please visit http://www.southeasternrailway.co.uk. Southeastern also runs regular train services from London Victoria and London Charing Cross to both Canterbury East station and Canterbury West station. The Cathedral is a short walk into the city from either station. Look out for the Southeastern 2-for-1 offers to Kent attractions, including entry to the Cathedral. For more information about trains from London to Canterbury, please visit http://www.nationalrail.co.uk. For visitors travelling by Eurostar to Ashford, there is a frequent train service running between Ashford and Canterbury West. It is also possible to journey to Canterbury from London by steam or luxury train. For more information visit http://www.steamdreams.co.uk or http://www.orient-express.com.