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There are 5 ways to get from Chatham to Forest School by train, bus or car

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Train, line 119 bus  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Bromley South
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119 / ...
  3. Take the train from East Croydon to Horsham

$30 - $47

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Crawley, Bus Station 291

$6 - $7

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Horsham

$41 - $61

Train Thameslink  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to City Thameslink
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Horsham

$34 - $50

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Forest School 56.5 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Forest School is to line 7 bus and bus which costs £4 - £5 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Forest School is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Forest School. However, there are services departing from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry and arriving at Horsham, Kingslea Primary School via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Crawley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Forest School. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Horsham via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Chatham and Forest School is 43 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Forest School without a car is to train and line 119 bus which takes 2h 19m and costs £23 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Chatham to Forest School, including transfers.

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Chatham to Forest School bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade station.

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Forest School is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 5h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Forest School.
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  • Distance: 42.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 19m

What companies run services between Chatham, England and Forest School, West Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Chatham to Forest School via London Victoria and Horsham in around 2h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Forest School via Maidstone, Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Crawley, Bus Station, and Horsham, Kingslea Primary School in around 5h 21m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Chatham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Chatham to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
54m
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
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Horsham
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Horsham
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Crawley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk

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Chatham to Forest School bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Crawley, Bus Station.

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Chatham to Forest School train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Horsham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Forest School is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Chatham to Forest School.

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