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

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Train  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the train from Strood to Paddock Wood
  2. Take the train from Paddock Wood to Headcorn

$22 - $32

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Bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone, Pudding Lane 101 - Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt 12 / ...

Taxi  •  29m

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Headcorn 19.7 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Headcorn 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Headcorn is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Headcorn is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Headcorn station. However, there are services departing from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry and arriving at Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Headcorn. However, there are services departing from Strood and arriving at Headcorn via Paddock Wood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Chatham and Headcorn is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Headcorn without a car is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs £16 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Chatham to Headcorn, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Headcorn is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs £16 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Headcorn.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Headcorn via Paddock Wood in around 1h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Headcorn via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade in around 1h 22m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Strood to Paddock Wood
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Paddock Wood to Headcorn
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone, Pudding Lane
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hams Travel
Phone
01580 879537
Email
info@hamstravel.co.uk
Website
hamstravel.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Headcorn, station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
Hams Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Headcorn
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$55 - $65
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 Headcorn bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Headcorn is 20 miles. It takes approximately 29m to drive from Chatham to Headcorn.

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