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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 30 min

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

$28 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 19 min

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

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train via Rainham (Kent)  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Herne Bay

$30 - $41

Taxi  •  51 min

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

$140 - $170

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Herne Bay 48.8 miles

$10 - $16

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 30 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Dartford to Herne Bay once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dartford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from Chatham to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.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
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dartford to Herne Bay?

The distance between Dartford and Herne Bay is 64 km. The road distance is 78 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dartford to Herne Bay?

The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Herne Bay is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dartford to Herne Bay?

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

Is there a direct train between Dartford and Herne Bay?

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 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dartford and Herne Bay?

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.

How long does it take to get from Dartford to Herne Bay?

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Dartford to Herne Bay, including transfers.