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

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Train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 55 min

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

$46 - $72

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Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  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 Brighton, St Peter's Church 29|the Regency Route / ...

$25

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  2 h 36 min

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

$49 - $72

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Preston Park

$39 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Hove 69.1 miles

$14 - $22

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Hove. However, there are services departing from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry and arriving at Brighton, St Peter's Church via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Hove. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Brighton via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Hove is 49 miles. The road distance is 69.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Hove without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Chatham to Hove, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Hove is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Chatham to Hove bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Brighton, St Peter's Church station.

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Chatham to Hove train services, operated by Gatwick Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Hove.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Hove via London Victoria in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Hove via Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h 38 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Hove
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Preston Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Brighton, St Peter's Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Hove is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Chatham to Hove.

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