There are 5 ways to get from Gillingham to Hastings 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  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Ebbsfleet International
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International Est
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$43 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus, line 5 bus, line 349 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Chequers Bus Station
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Hawkhurst, All Saints Road 5
  3. Take the line 349 bus from Hawkhurst, All Saints Road to Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum) 349

$20

3 alternative options

Bus, line 7 bus, train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, Britton Farm Mall to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station 7 / ...
  3. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to Hastings

$29 - $36

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to Hastings 42.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Hastings 42.8 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Hastings is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gillingham to Hastings is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Gillingham and Hastings is 37 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Gillingham to Hastings, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gillingham to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) and arriving at Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum) via Chequers Bus Station and Hawkhurst, All Saints Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gillingham to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Gillingham (Kent) and arriving at Hastings via Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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

You can take a train from Gillingham to Hastings via Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gillingham to Hastings via Chequers Bus Station and Hawkhurst, All Saints Road in around 3 h 39 min.

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 Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Train from Tunbridge Wells to Hastings
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$26 - $29
Premier
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, Britton Farm Mall to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Hawkhurst, All Saints Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hawkhurst, All Saints Road to Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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