There are 5 ways to get from Dartford to Herne Bay by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Chatham
  2. Take the train from Chatham to Herne Bay

$25 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Dartford to Herne Bay National Express

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station B|Fastrack
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Herne Bay

$29 - $38

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Herne Bay 48.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Herne Bay 48.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Herne Bay is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Herne Bay is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Dartford and Herne Bay is 40 miles. The road distance is 48.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Dartford to Herne Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) and arriving at Herne Bay via Dartford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dartford to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Dartford and arriving at Herne Bay via Chatham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Dartford, England and Herne Bay, England?

You can take a train from Dartford to Herne Bay via Chatham in around 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Dartford to Herne Bay 3 times a week. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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