Herne Bay Rail Station to Banbury Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 3 hours 13 mins

Herne Bay Rail Station to Banbury Rail Station

Leave at 11:44 and arrive at 14:56
Journey time 03:12
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

King's Cross St. Pancras: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the Piccadilly and Victoria lines due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Circle line to Paddington (H&C Line)

  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) Underground Station
  • Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

King's Cross St. Pancras: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the Piccadilly and Victoria lines due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Change for Walk to Paddington Rail Station

  • Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Great Western Railway to Reading

  • Reading Rail Station - buses

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Cross Country to Banbury

  • Oxford Rail Station
  • Banbury Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Herne Bay Rail Station to Banbury Rail Station

Leave at 12:20 and arrive at 15:37
Journey time 03:17
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Southeastern to London Victoria

  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Meopham Rail Station
  • Longfield Rail Station
  • Bromley South Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

SOUTHERN, no trains to/from LONDON VICTORIA STATION: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Victoria / Milton Keynes Central and Streatham Hill / Streatham Common / Mitcham Junction. Some services are diverted to/from London Bridge. Use London Buses connections between Victoria, Battersea Park and Clapham Junction, and between Balham and Streatham Hill. Replacement buses operate between Clapham Junction and East Croydon calling at Wandsworth Common, Balham, Streatham Common, Norbury, Thornton Heath and Selhurst.

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Victoria line to Oxford Circus

  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

SOUTHERN, no trains to/from LONDON VICTORIA STATION: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Victoria / Milton Keynes Central and Streatham Hill / Streatham Common / Mitcham Junction. Some services are diverted to/from London Bridge. Use London Buses connections between Victoria, Battersea Park and Clapham Junction, and between Balham and Streatham Hill. Replacement buses operate between Clapham Junction and East Croydon calling at Wandsworth Common, Balham, Streatham Common, Norbury, Thornton Heath and Selhurst.

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Bakerloo line to Marylebone

  • Regent's Park Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Marylebone Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Chiltern Railways to Banbury

  • High Wycombe Rail Station
  • Princes Risborough Rail Station
  • Bicester North Rail Station
  • Banbury Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Herne Bay Rail Station to Banbury Rail Station

Leave at 12:44 and arrive at 15:56
Journey time 03:12
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

King's Cross St. Pancras: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the Piccadilly and Victoria lines due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Circle line to Edgware Road (Circle Line)

  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

King's Cross St. Pancras: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the Piccadilly and Victoria lines due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Change for Circle line or District line to Paddington

  • Paddington Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Walk to Paddington Rail Station

  • Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Great Western Railway to Reading

  • Reading Rail Station - buses

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Cross Country to Banbury

  • Oxford Rail Station
  • Banbury Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Banbury Rail Station to Herne Bay Rail Station


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