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Duration 1h 36m
Distance 52.8 miles
Average price £35
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Chatham takes 1h 36m and the fastest train takes 1h 2m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Essex to Chatham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Witham (Essex)
  2. Stratford International
  3. Chatham
1h 37m
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£27 - £48

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Witham (Essex) and arriving at Strood via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Essex and Chatham is 32 miles. The road distance is 52.8 miles.

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Essex to Chatham train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Witham (Essex) station.

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Essex to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Strood station.

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There are 274+ hotels available in Chatham. Prices start at £75 per night.

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