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

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Recommended option

Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Chatham

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$8 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Chatham 16.5 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Chatham 16.5 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Chatham is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Chatham is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Dartford and Chatham is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.5 miles.

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The train from Dartford to Chatham takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Chatham station. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) and arriving at Chatham, Fire Station via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dartford and arriving at Chatham. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Chatham is to train which takes 32 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £7 and takes 57 min.

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Dartford to Chatham train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Rainham (Kent) station.

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Dartford to Chatham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 32 min. Southeastern also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to Chatham via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 57 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go-Coachhire
Phone
+44 1732 469800
Email
info@go-coach.co.uk
Website
go-coach.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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