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

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Train Gatwick Express  •  1h 53m

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

$46 - $71

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Train Thameslink  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to City Thameslink
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Preston Park

$39 - $60

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  2h 36m

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

$49 - $71

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3h 52m

  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 / ...

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Hove 69.1 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Hove is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Hove is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 16m.

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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 3h 52m.

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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 1h 53m.

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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 1h 53m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m 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 1h 53m and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Hove.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Hove via London Victoria in around 1h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Hove via Maidstone, Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3h 52m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
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
Thameslink
Website
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 Preston Park
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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

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