There are 6 ways to get from Chatham to Sheerness by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Sheerness-on-Sea

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus Chalkwell Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sheerness, Aldi 326|Glider

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Train via Sittingbourne  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea

$18 - $25

Bus Arriva Kent & Surrey  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Globe and Engine to Sheerness, Railway Station 334 / ...

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Sheerness 20.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Sheerness 20.7 miles

$4 - $7

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

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Sheerness twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Chatham to Sheerness every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 41 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Sheerness-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Chatham to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Globe and Engine to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sheerness, Aldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Travelmasters
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station (Rail Replacement Stop) to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Sheerness
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chatham to Sheerness?

The distance between Chatham and Sheerness is 17 km. The road distance is 33 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chatham to Sheerness?

The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Sheerness is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chatham to Sheerness?

The quickest way to get from Chatham to Sheerness is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs £40 - £55.

Is there a direct train between Chatham and Sheerness?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at Sheerness-on-Sea. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chatham and Sheerness?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital and arriving at Sheerness, Aldi. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Chatham to Sheerness?

The train from Chatham to Sheerness-on-Sea takes 34 min including transfers and departs twice daily.