There are 6 ways to get from Dartford to Leeds Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) 101|Sapphire

$18 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) 101|Sapphire

$17 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Dartford, Market Street (Bus Station) to Swanley, Railway Station Azalea Drive 477|Shoppers Heaven / ...
  2. Take the train from Swanley to Hollingbourne

$18 - $25

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$21 - $31

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Leeds Castle 27.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Leeds Castle 27.2 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Leeds Castle is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Leeds Castle is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Dartford and Leeds Castle is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Dartford to Leeds Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Leeds Castle. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) and arriving at Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Chatham Railway Station and Maidstone, The Cannon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Leeds Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £14 - £17.

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Dartford to Leeds Castle bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Dartford station.

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Leeds Castle.
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  • Distance: 22.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Dartford, England and Leeds Castle, England?

You can take a train from Dartford to Leeds Castle via Strood, Maidstone West, Maidstone, The Cannon, and Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to Leeds Castle via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Chatham, Fire Station, Chatham Railway Station, Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), Maidstone, The Cannon, and Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning in around 2 h 19 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
Train from Dartford to Strood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Swanley to Hollingbourne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Dartford to Strood
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Strood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
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
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Market Street (Bus Station) to Swanley, Railway Station Azalea Drive
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
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, Market Street (Bus Station) to Swanley, Railway Station Azalea Drive
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Leeds Castle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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