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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  22 min

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

$4 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$9 - $14

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

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Gillingham to Maidstone every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 22 min. Arriva UK also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Gillingham to Maidstone hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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 Town Centre, King Street (Boots Chemist)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gillingham and Maidstone is 14 km. The road distance is 18 km.

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

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterfront Bus Station and arriving at Maidstone East Railway Station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

The bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Maidstone East Railway Station takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.