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

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Gillingham (Kent)

£8 - £11

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Bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut to Bluewater, Bus Station 96 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station 700 - Sapphire

£4 - £6

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Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Gillingham 17.1 miles

£35 - £45

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Gillingham 17.1 miles

£2 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Gillingham is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Gillingham station. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Pizza Hut and arriving at Chatham, Fire Station via Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dartford and arriving at Gillingham (Kent). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Dartford and Gillingham is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs £8 - £11.

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The train from Dartford to Gillingham (Kent) takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Dartford to Gillingham bus services, operated by Stagecoach London, depart from Dartford, Pizza Hut station.

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Dartford to Gillingham train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Dartford station.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Gillingham is to train which takes 37 min and costs £8 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Dartford to Gillingham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to Gillingham via Bluewater, Bus Station in around 1h 11m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Arriva London South
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva Kent Thameside
Go-Coachhire
Phone
+44 1732 469800
Email
info@go-coach.co.uk
Website
go-coach.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Pizza Hut to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Go-Coachhire
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Swanscombe Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 524
Website
swanscombecars.co.uk
ASAP Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 525
Website
asapcars247.co.uk
All Dartford Cars
Phone
+44 1322 808 080

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Dartford to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, Fire Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartford to Gillingham is 17 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Dartford to Gillingham.

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