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There are 5 ways to get from Chatham to Maidstone by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone East station 101 - Sapphire / ...

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Maidstone 9.4 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Maidstone 9.4 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Walk from Chatham to Maidstone 9.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Maidstone is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry and arriving at Maidstone East station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Strood and arriving at Maidstone West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Maidstone is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Maidstone without a car is to bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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The bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone East station takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Chatham to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry station.

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Chatham to Maidstone train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Strood station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Maidstone is to bus which takes 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 23 min.

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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Chatham to Maidstone every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 18 min. Farleigh Coaches also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Maidstone hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone East station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Farleigh Coaches
Phone
01634 254 00
Email
info@farleighcoaches.com
Website
farleighcoaches.com
Bus from Princes Park, Morrisons to Maidstone, St Faith's Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
farleighcoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Chatham to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone East station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Maidstone is 9 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Chatham to Maidstone.

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