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

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Maidstone National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Maidstone East

$18 - $26

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Maidstone 28.9 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Maidstone 28.9 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Maidstone is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canterbury and arriving at Maidstone. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Maidstone East. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Maidstone is 25 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Maidstone without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Canterbury to Maidstone takes 55 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Maidstone is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 57 min.

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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Canterbury to Maidstone 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Maidstone every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 57 min.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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Canterbury to Maidstone bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Maidstone station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Maidstone is 29 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Canterbury to Maidstone.

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