There are 5 ways to get from Chatham to London by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria

$16 - $27

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Rideshare  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gillingham to London 35.2 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Westminster Pier 722

$13

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to London 33.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to London 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Chatham and London is 30 miles. The road distance is 33.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to London without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs .

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The train from Chatham to London Victoria takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Chatham to London bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, depart from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) station.

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to London is to train which takes 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Chatham to London bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at Westminster Pier station.

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

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Map of how to get from Chatham to London.
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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 50 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Chatham to London hourly. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gillingham to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Chatham to London
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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 London is 34 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Chatham to London.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chatham and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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