Canterbury is just under 1-hour train journey from St Pancras Station located in central London.
London airports are the closest and most convenient airports to access Canterbury. London Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton are the ones that serve the majority of the domestic, European and overseas flights. From the airports, you can make connections to take public transportation to Canterbury.
Southeastern Railways (link) is the railway company that runs the only high-speed trains in the UK (HS1) between London St Pancras and Canterbury West station. This journey takes about 55 minutes. Alternatively, you can visit National Rail (link) to plan your journey by train.
If you are planning to come to Canterbury by bus, National Express (link) is perhaps the best option. They have many links between different cities and airports in the UK and Canterbury. If you want to travel by bus within Canterbury, there are many buses running regularly to and from the city centre to the campus. For further information please refer to Stage Coach Buses (link) website.
Well, we do not advise you to walk by foot to Canterbury. A walk from London to Canterbury takes about 19 hours, which might be a bit uncomfortable. You, however, can walk from Canterbury West station to the campus in under 30 minutes, which is a very lovely walk through many green fields (map).
Now that we have guided you to Canterbury, you can learn about places to stay, to eat, or to visit in Canterbury on the Canterbury City website.