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

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Train  •  49m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria

$16 - $27

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Rideshare  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the rideshare from Gillingham to London 35.2 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Maritime, Ship and Trades to Cannon Street 722

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to London 33.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Chatham to London 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to London is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to London is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chatham Maritime, Ship and Trades and arriving at Cannon Street. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49m.

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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 49m and costs £12 - £21.

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The train from Chatham to London Victoria takes 49m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Chatham to London bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, depart from Chatham Maritime, Ship and Trades 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 49m and costs £12 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to London.
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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 49m

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 49m. Thameslink also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Chatham to London twice daily, and the journey takes 1h 44m.

Train operators
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Maritime, Ship and Trades to Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Chatham to London
Ave. Duration
48m
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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Chatham to London bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at Cannon Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to London is 34 miles. It takes approximately 48m 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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