There are 6 ways to get from Chatham to Beckton by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station Dlr

$20 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus, line 300 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South 722
  2. Take the line 300 bus from Canning Town to Beckton, Kingsford Way 300 / ...

$16 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, line 474 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the line 474 bus from West Silvertown DLR Station to Beckton, Tollgate RdWoolwich Manor Way 474

$17 - $23

Bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96

$17 - $19

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Beckton 29.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Beckton 29.7 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Beckton station. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Beckton DLR Station via Stratford International DLR Station and Canning Town DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Beckton is 22 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Beckton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Chatham to Beckton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Beckton is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 300 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 4 min.

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Chatham to Beckton train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Beckton DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Beckton is 30 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Chatham to Beckton.

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There are 7974+ hotels available in Beckton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Beckton.
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  • Distance: 22.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Beckton via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, and Canning Town DLR Station in around 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Beckton via Canary Wharf, Canada Square South, Canary Wharf Underground Station, Canning Town Underground Station, and Canning Town in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canning Town DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Silvertown DLR Station to Beckton, Tollgate RdWoolwich Manor Way
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Beckton, Kingsford Way
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Beckton
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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