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Duration 1h 39m
Distance 54.2 miles
Average price £39
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Gillingham takes 1h 39m and the fastest train takes 1h 27m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex to Gillingham. 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. White Notley
  2. Stratford International
  3. Gillingham
1h 52m
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£29 - £52

Essex to Gillingham train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Gillingham. The earliest departure is at 19:33 in the evening, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Gillingham at 23:39. All services require a transfer at Stratford (London) and take an average of 1h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Essex and Gillingham is 31 miles. The road distance is 54.2 miles.

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Essex to Gillingham train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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There are 471+ hotels available in Gillingham. Prices start at £75 per night.

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