There are 5 ways to get from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Abbey Wood (London) to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station 101|Sapphire

$17 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 96 bus, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Plumstead Cnr Church Manorway to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$16

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Abbey Wood (London) to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone Barracks

$20 - $31

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station 27.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station 27.7 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station station. However, there are services departing from Plumstead Cnr Church Manorway and arriving at Maidstone East Railway Station via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station. However, there are services departing from Abbey Wood (London) and arriving at Maidstone Barracks via Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Abbey Wood and Maidstone East Station is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £12 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station, including transfers.

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Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach London, depart from Plumstead Cnr Church Manorway station.

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Map of how to get from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

What companies run services between Abbey Wood, Greater London, England and Maidstone East Station, England?

You can take a train from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station via Strood and Maidstone Barracks in around 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Chatham, Fire Station, and Chatham Railway Station in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Abbey Wood (London) to Chatham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Abbey Wood (London) to Strood
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Abbey Wood (London) to Strood
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Strood to Maidstone Barracks
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plumstead Cnr Church Manorway to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Abbey Wood to Maidstone East Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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