There are 6 ways to get from Dover to Maidstone 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  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Maidstone East

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Maidstone, King Street (Boots) 021 / ...

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train via Ashford International  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Maidstone East

$26 - $37

Train, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
  2. Take the bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade 10X

$22 - $27

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Maidstone 42.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Maidstone 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Maidstone is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between Dover and Maidstone is 36 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The train from Dover Priory to Maidstone East takes 56 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) and arriving at Maidstone, King Street (Boots). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Maidstone East. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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What companies run services between Dover, England and Maidstone, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Dover to Maidstone 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Dover to Maidstone once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Ashford International to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Maidstone, King Street (Boots)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dover to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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