There are 4 ways to get from Erith to Gillingham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Slade Green to Gillingham (Kent)

£9 - £12

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Line 428 bus, bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the line 428 bus from Erith, Larner Road to Bluewater, Bus Station 428
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station 700 - Sapphire

£4 - £6

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Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Erith to Gillingham 21.9 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Erith to Gillingham 21.9 miles

£3 - £6

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The cheapest way to get from Erith to Gillingham is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erith to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erith to Gillingham station. However, there are services departing from Erith, Larner Road and arriving at Chatham, Fire Station via Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Slade Green and arriving at Gillingham (Kent). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Erith and Gillingham is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Erith to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £9 - £12.

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The train from Slade Green to Gillingham (Kent) takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Erith to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva London South, depart from Erith, Larner Road station.

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Erith to Gillingham train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Slade Green station.

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The best way to get from Erith to Gillingham is to train which takes 43 min and costs £9 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 428 bus and bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Erith to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Erith, England and Gillingham, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Erith to Gillingham hourly. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erith to Gillingham via Bluewater, Bus Station in around 1h 40m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Slade Green to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £12
Bus operators
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Erith, Larner Road to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Arriva London South
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Other operators
Taxi from Erith to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Swanscombe Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 524
Website
swanscombecars.co.uk
ASAP Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 525
Website
asapcars247.co.uk
All Dartford Cars
Phone
+44 1322 808 080

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Erith to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, Fire Station.

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Erith to Gillingham train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erith to Gillingham is 22 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Erith to Gillingham.

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