Bidston Rail Station to Canterbury West Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 8 hours 11 mins

Bidston Rail Station to Canterbury West Rail Station

Leave at 20:16 and arrive at 07:26
Journey time 11:10
You will need to make 8 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Birkenhead North Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Park Rail Station
  • Conway Park Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Hamilton Square Rail Station
  • Liverpool James Street Rail Station
  • Moorfields Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to London Euston

  • Runcorn Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Lichfield Trent Valley Rail Station
  • Tamworth Rail Station
  • Nuneaton Rail Station
  • Rugby Rail Station
  • Milton Keynes Central Rail Station
  • Watford Junction Rail Station
  • London Euston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 390 bus or 91 bus to St Pancras International

  • British Library
  • St Pancras International Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Thameslink to East Croydon

  • London Blackfriars Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

EAST CROYDON STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for Southern to Redhill

  • Purley Rail Station
  • Coulsdon South Rail Station
  • Merstham Rail Station
  • Redhill Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

EAST CROYDON STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for Southern to Tonbridge

  • Nutfield Rail Station
  • Godstone Rail Station
  • Edenbridge Rail Station
  • Penshurst Rail Station
  • Leigh (Kent) Rail Station
  • Tonbridge Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Paddock Wood Rail Station
  • Marden Rail Station
  • Staplehurst Rail Station
  • Headcorn Rail Station
  • Pluckley Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to Canterbury West

  • Wye Rail Station
  • Chilham Rail Station
  • Chartham Rail Station
  • Canterbury West Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Bidston Rail Station to Canterbury West Rail Station

Leave at 23:16 and arrive at 07:49
Journey time 08:33
You will need to make 8 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Conway Park

  • Birkenhead North Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Park Rail Station
  • Conway Park Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Birkenhead, Conway Park Station

  • Birkenhead, Conway Park Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 423 to Birmingham, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station

  • Chester, Bus Interchange
  • Hanley, Bus Station
  • Birmingham, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 422 to Golders Green

  • Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal
  • Coventry, Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Luton Airport, Old Airport Bus Station
  • Golders Green

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Hampstead Underground Station
  • Belsize Park Underground Station
  • Chalk Farm Underground Station
  • Camden Town Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to St Pancras International

  • St Pancras International

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to Canterbury West

  • Wye Rail Station
  • Chilham Rail Station
  • Chartham Rail Station
  • Canterbury West Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Bidston Rail Station to Canterbury West Rail Station

Leave at 06:14 and arrive at 11:06
Journey time 04:52
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Birkenhead North Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Park Rail Station
  • Conway Park Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Hamilton Square Rail Station
  • Liverpool James Street Rail Station
  • Moorfields Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to London Euston

  • Runcorn Rail Station
  • London Euston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line or Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to St Pancras International

  • St Pancras International

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to Canterbury West

  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Canterbury West Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Canterbury West Rail Station to Bidston Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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