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Pilgrims English Language Courses

Pilgrims English Language Courses

Your Travel Information


WARNING: We recommend you book taxis from Canterbury.  "Black taxis" from the airport will cost £180+!

Book a private taxi (by telephone or email) before you leave home:

South East Business Travel
Tel: 00 44 1634812333           

Give South East Business Travel your flight number, departure city, airport name, time of arrival, airport terminal number and your accommodation address from your confirmation letter and and also your mobile number.

Call South East Business Travel the day before you leave home and ask for the driver's mobile telephone number. Call the driver if you are delayed in the airport terminal.
Bring enough money to pay the driver.


There are connections to Canterbury via London by bus and train from all London airports.

Canterbury is accessible by train via Ashford International from Paris, Lille and Brussels.

Direct train connections to Canterbury are available from the ports of Dover, Folkestone and Ramsgate.

For information about travel to/from Canterbury by National Express coach:

For travel by underground (metro) and bus in London:

For train travel anywhere in the UK:

If you are planning to travel in the U.K. before or after your course, book in advance for cheaper fares at


Pilgrims provides information about a ‘taxi share’ for your departure giving you maximum convenience at minimal costs. You organise a taxi with other course participants who are travelling to the same airport at the same time. Please plan to arrange your departure on last Saturday no later than 10.30 am.