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

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Canterbury East

$16 - $23

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Bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) 326|Glider / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury East Railway Station 3X / ...

$9 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Canterbury East 29 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Canterbury East 29 miles

$6 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Canterbury East station. However, there are services departing from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital and arriving at Canterbury East Railway Station via Sittingbourne, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at Canterbury East. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Canterbury East without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs .

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The train from Chatham to Canterbury East takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chatham to Canterbury East bus services, operated by Chalkwell Bus, depart from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital station.

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Canterbury East is to train which takes 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Chatham to Canterbury East bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Canterbury East Railway Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Canterbury East.
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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Canterbury East hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Canterbury East via Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum), Sittingbourne, Railway Station, and Canterbury East Railway Station in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Canterbury East is 29 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Chatham to Canterbury East.

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