There are 7 ways to get from Chatham to Covent Garden by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, 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 Southeastern  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria

$21 - $31

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gillingham to London 35.2 miles

$4

5 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Blackfriars

$16 - $26

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Strood, Darnley Arch (Darnley Road shops) to Temple 762 / ...

$11

Bus, line 96 bus, night bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Bexleyheath Clocktower 96
  3. Take the night bus from Bexleyheath Clocktower to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N89 / ...

$14

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Covent Garden 33.4 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Covent Garden 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strood, Darnley Arch (Darnley Road shops) and arriving at Temple. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Covent Garden is 30 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Covent Garden without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Chatham to Covent Garden, including transfers.

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Chatham to Covent Garden bus services, operated by Clarkes of London, depart from Strood, Darnley Arch (Darnley Road shops) station.

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Chatham to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Covent Garden is to train which takes 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Chatham to Covent Garden bus services, operated by Clarkes of London, arrive at Temple station.

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Chatham to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Chatham, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Covent Garden every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, Clarkes of London operates a bus from Chatham to Covent Garden every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. The Kings Ferry also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Chatham to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Strood, Darnley Arch (Darnley Road shops) to Temple
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Temple
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Bexleyheath Clocktower
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Bexleyheath Clocktower to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Gillingham to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Chatham to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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 Covent Garden is 33 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Chatham to Covent Garden.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chatham and Covent Garden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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