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There are 4 ways to get from Chatham to Poole by train or car

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Poole

$55 - $85

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole

$52 - $83

2 alternative options

Train via Southampton Central  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$92 - $137

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Poole 147 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Poole is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Poole is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Poole. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Poole via London Victoria and Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Chatham and Poole is 119 miles. The road distance is 147 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Poole without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Chatham to Poole, including transfers.

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

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Chatham to Poole train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Poole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Poole is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Chatham to Poole.

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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Poole via London Victoria and Clapham Junction in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Chatham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Poole
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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