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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Tonbridge

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Penshurst, Institute (Penshurst Place) 231 / ...

$16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Penshurst 27.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Penshurst 27.8 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Penshurst. However, there are services departing from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry and arriving at Penshurst, Institute (Penshurst Place) via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Penshurst is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Penshurst without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Chatham to Penshurst, including transfers.

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Chatham to Penshurst bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Penshurst is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Chatham to Penshurst bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Penshurst, Institute (Penshurst Place) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Penshurst is 28 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Chatham to Penshurst.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Penshurst. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Penshurst.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Penshurst hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Penshurst via Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
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 Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Penshurst, Institute (Penshurst Place)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Go-Coachhire
Phone
+44 1732 469800
Email
info@go-coach.co.uk
Website
go-coach.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Penshurst Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Autocar Bus & Coach Services
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Penshurst Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Penshurst
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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