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

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Bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham station to Maidstone East station 101 - Sapphire / ...

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$9 - $13

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Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to Maidstone 11.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Maidstone 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Gillingham to Maidstone 10.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Maidstone is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gillingham to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £25 - £30 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chatham station station and arriving at Maidstone East station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Strood and arriving at Maidstone West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Gillingham and Maidstone is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to Maidstone without a car is to bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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The bus from Chatham station to Maidstone East station takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Gillingham to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham station.

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Gillingham to Maidstone train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Strood station.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to Maidstone is to bus which takes 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 23 min.

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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Gillingham to Maidstone every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 19 min. Nu-Venture also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Gillingham to Maidstone hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham station to Maidstone East station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Twydall, Shops to Maidstone, Haynes
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Gillingham to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone East station.

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Gillingham to Maidstone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gillingham to Maidstone is 11 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Gillingham to Maidstone.

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