There are 5 ways to get from Gillingham to Bluewater by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire

$6

4 alternative options

Train, line 483 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Ebbsfleet International
  2. Take the line 483 bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 483

$14 - $18

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater

$8 - $15

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to Bluewater 15.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Bluewater 15.5 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Bluewater is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gillingham to Bluewater is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochester, Railway Station station and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gillingham (Kent) and arriving at Greenhithe for Bluewater. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Gillingham and Bluewater is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to Bluewater without a car is to bus which takes 38 min and costs £5.

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The bus from Rochester, Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Gillingham to Bluewater bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Rochester, Railway Station.

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Map of how to get from Gillingham to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Gillingham to Bluewater every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, Thameslink operates a train from Gillingham to Bluewater every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 31 min. Southeastern also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rochester, Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
32 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 Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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