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

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Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Strood to Tonbridge

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone, Pudding Lane
  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 231 / ...

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42m

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Penshurst 27.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Penshurst 27.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Penshurst is to bus and line 7 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Penshurst is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 42m.

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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 via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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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 2h 32m and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m 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 2h 32m and costs £15 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 3h 19m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Penshurst.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

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 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Penshurst via Maidstone, Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3h 19m.

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
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
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
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Penshurst, Institute
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
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
24m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Autocar Bus & Coach Services
Phone
01892833830
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Penshurst Road
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Penshurst
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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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