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)

$10 - $14

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Bus  •  1 h

  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 Waterfront Bus Station 700|Sapphire

$8 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Gillingham 17.7 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Gillingham 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

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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 - £50 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 (Prospect Place Retail Park) and arriving at Waterfront Bus Station via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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

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The distance between Dartford and Gillingham is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 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 £7 - £10.

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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 (Prospect Place Retail Park) station.

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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 $10 - $14 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to Gillingham via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 1 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Once 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 Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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