International Travel

The University of Kent has great links to Europe and is close to many of the UK's main airports.

International travel

Kent has good air connections with Europe and the world due to its proximity to several major international airports.

There are regular flights from the airports listed below to destinations all over the world. All are easy to get to from Canterbury and Medway.

Travelling to Europe (Eurostar)

Eurostar trains are run by Eurostar International Limited.

Eurostar is the high-speed passenger train which runs via the Channel Tunnel from London St.Pancras, to Lille, Paris & Brussels.

It takes around 2 hours 15 minutes to travel 495 km (307 miles) from London to Paris.

From Canterbury West or Chatham, catch the train to London St. Pancras to board the Eurostar.

Ferries from Dover Port

Ferries, including those operated by DFDS Seaways and P&O, go from the Port of Dover to Calais or Dunkirk.

From Canterbury, catch either the train from Canterbury East to Dover Priory and then board the bus to Dover Eastern Docks or use the bus, Service 15A, from Canterbury bus station to the docks.

From Medway, catch the train from Chatham to Dover Priory and then board the bus to Dover Eastern Docks.

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