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

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Ebbsfleet International

$7 - $13

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Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire

$9

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Swanscombe 12.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Swanscombe 12.4 miles

$2 - $4

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham station to Swanscombe. However, there are services departing from Chatham Railway Station and arriving at Swanscombe, The George and Dragon via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at Ebbsfleet International. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Swanscombe is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Swanscombe without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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The train from Chatham to Ebbsfleet International takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Swanscombe is to train which takes 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 49 min.

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Chatham to Swanscombe bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre).

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Chatham to Swanscombe train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ebbsfleet International station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Swanscombe.
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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Swanscombe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 20 min. Thameslink also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Chatham to Swanscombe every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to Swanscombe
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Swanscombe
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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 Swanscombe is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Chatham to Swanscombe.

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