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There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  44m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Chatham

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, line 132 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Gillingham National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 132 bus from Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre to Chatham, High Street Gala Bingo 113 / ...

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Chatham 29 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Chatham 29 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Chatham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Chatham is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Chatham, High Street Gala Bingo via Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canterbury East and arriving at Chatham. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Chatham is 25 miles. The road distance is 29 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Chatham without a car is to train which takes 44m and costs £12 - £18.

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The train from Canterbury East to Chatham takes 44m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Canterbury to Chatham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Canterbury station.

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Canterbury to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury East station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Chatham is to train which takes 44m and costs £12 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus and line 132 bus, which costs and takes 1h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 44m

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Chatham, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Chatham hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Chatham via Gillingham and Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre in around 1h 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre to Chatham, High Street Gala Bingo
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Chatham
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk

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Canterbury to Chatham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, High Street Gala Bingo station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Chatham is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Canterbury to Chatham.

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