There are 7 ways to get from Chatham to Sheerness by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

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

$11 - $17

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

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

$4 - $7

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Train via Sittingbourne  •  54 min

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

$16 - $23

Train, bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Sheerness, Railway Station 334 / ...

$16 - $19

Bus Arriva Kent & Surrey  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) 326|Glider / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Sheerness, Railway Station 334 / ...

$9 - $10

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Sheerness 20.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Sheerness 20.7 miles

$4 - $7

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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.

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

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The distance between Chatham and Sheerness is 11 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Sheerness without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs .

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

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Chatham to Sheerness bus services, operated by Chalkwell Bus, depart from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital station.

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Sheerness is to train which takes 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 16 min.

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

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Chatham to Sheerness train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Sheerness-on-Sea station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Sheerness.
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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Sheerness once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Sheerness via Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) in around 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Sheerness-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Chatham to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Travelmasters
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Sheerness
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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 Sheerness is 21 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Chatham to Sheerness.

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