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Duration 2h 3m
Distance 38.1 miles
Average price £40
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Maidstone and Basildon takes 2h 3m and the fastest train takes 1h 35m. There is a train service every few hours from Maidstone to Basildon. 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. Maidstone West
  2. Strood
  3. West Ham
  4. Basildon
2h 5m
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£26 - £58

Maidstone to Basildon train times

Trains run hourly between Maidstone and Basildon. The earliest departure is at 11:03 in the morning, and the last departure from Maidstone is at 23:03 which arrives into Basildon at 07:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at Basildon via Strood, Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Maidstone and Basildon is 21 miles. The road distance is 38.1 miles.

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Maidstone to Basildon train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone West station.

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Maidstone to Basildon train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Basildon station.

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