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

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Bus, line 12 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) 101|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt 12

$9

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 13 min

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

$22 - $32

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Headcorn 19.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Headcorn 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

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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 1 h 10 min.

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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 1 h 13 min.

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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 bus and line 12 bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min 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 bus and line 12 bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Chatham to Headcorn.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Chatham to Headcorn via Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) and Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade in around 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chatham to Headcorn via Paddock Wood in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Strood to Paddock Wood
Ave. Duration
42 min
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
14 min
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 (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Headcorn
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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 Headcorn is 20 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Chatham to Headcorn.

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