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There are 6 ways to get from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  53m

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Maidstone East

£16 - £23

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Rideshare  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Maidstone 40 miles

£4 - £7

4 alternative options

Train via London Victoria  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Maidstone East

£18 - £25

Bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Embankment to Maidstone, Staceys Street 774

Taxi  •  52m

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station 39.4 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  52m

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station 39.4 miles

£6 - £10

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The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station is to rideshare which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Embankment and arriving at Maidstone, Staceys Street. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Maidstone East. Services depart twice daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Maidstone East Station is 32 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station without a car is to train which takes 53m and costs £16 - £23.

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The train from London Charing Cross to Maidstone East takes 53m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, depart from Embankment station.

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Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station is to train which takes 53m and costs £16 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station.
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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 53m

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and Maidstone East Station, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station twice daily. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 53m. Alternatively, The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station once daily, and the journey takes 2h 6m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Charing Cross to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Train from London Victoria to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Maidstone, Staceys Street
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Unknown
The Kings Ferry
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk

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Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at Maidstone, Staceys Street station.

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Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station is 39 miles. It takes approximately 52m to drive from Charing Cross to Maidstone East Station.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Charing Cross and Maidstone East Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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