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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station 101|Sapphire / ...

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$9 - $13

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

Questions & Answers

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 bus which costs £3 - £6 and takes 19 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 bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chatham Railway Station station and arriving at Maidstone East Railway Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. 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. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Gillingham to Maidstone.
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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 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 19 min. Arriva UK also services this route hourly. 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 Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Twydall, Shops to Maidstone, King Street (Boots)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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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