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

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Plumstead

$12 - $16

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Bus, line 96 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road 96

$12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Plumstead 23 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Plumstead 23 miles

$4 - $8

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham station to Plumstead. However, there are services departing from Chatham Railway Station and arriving at Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at Plumstead. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Plumstead is 20 miles. The road distance is 23 miles.

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

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The train from Chatham to Plumstead takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chatham to Plumstead bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham Railway Station.

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Chatham to Plumstead train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Plumstead is to train which takes 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 96 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 33 min.

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Chatham to Plumstead bus services, operated by Stagecoach London, arrive at Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road station.

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Chatham to Plumstead train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Plumstead station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Plumstead.
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  • Distance: 20.1 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Chatham to Plumstead hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Plumstead via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 Plumstead is 23 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Chatham to Plumstead.

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