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Bus into the city this Christmas

Santa Clowes is coming to town with Stagecoach and the Santa bus
Santa Clowes is coming to town

Take the hassle out of travel, and bus into the city this Christmas. Stagecoach run buses to Canterbury from far and wide.

To find out more and plan your bus journey visit www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey or download the Stagecoach Bus App to plan your bus journey. You can check live bus times too!

Don’t have any change? No problem! Stagecoach now has cashless methods to pay for bus travel. You can buy day and weekly tickets on the Stagecoach Bus App, or pay contactless onboard. You can pay contactless for transactions under £30 using your contactless-enabled credit or debit card, ApplePay, or Android Pay.

There's great value travel for all the family! Kids go for just £1 with any adult ticket or concession pass. For travel after 6pm there's an unlimited 'evening rider' ticket for just £3 on the Stagecoach Bus App. 

To find out more and plan your bus journey visit www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey

Canterbury’s Bus Station is on St George’s Lane, CT1 2SY.

Here's a quick overview our the local service:

From/to Bus/route  
North Greenwich (London), Chatham, Gillingham and Faversham (Perry Court) M2  Up to every hour seven days a week, includes Boxing Day

Sittingbourne, Faversham, Boughton, Dunkirk and Harbledown

3, 3B, 3X Hourly from Sittingbourne and up to four buses every hour from Faversham on Monday to Saturday. Hourly from Faversham on Sundays
Whitstable and Herne Bay Triangle Up to every 15 minutes seven days a week, including Boxing Day
Margate, Westgate and Birchington 8 Every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday and two buses each hour on Sundays, including Boxing Day
Broadstairs, Dumpton, Ramsgate, Nethercourt, Minster and Monkton 9 Every hour Monday to Saturday
Manston, Minster, Monkton, Preston, Wingham, Ickham  Wickhambreaux and Littlebourne 11 Daytime only, Mondays to Saturdays
Sandwich, Ash, Wingham and Littlebourne 43 Every 20 minutes Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays
Deal and Whitfield 12 Up to every hour Monday to Saturday
Dover 15 Every 20 minutes Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays, including Boxing Day
Hythe, Folkestone and Hawkinge 16 Every 20 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sundays, including Boxing Day
Folkestone, Cheriton, Elham Valley and Bridge 17 Every hour Monday to Saturday and daytime only on Sundays

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special timetables apply on Boxing Day, please visit stagecoachbus.com for details. Some bus services may finish early on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. There are no buses or coaches on New Years Day.