There are 4 ways to get from Gravesend to Erith 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  •  20 min

$6 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, line 428 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 490|Sapphire / ...
  2. 428

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. 14.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  19 min

  1. 14.5 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Gravesend, England and Erith, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Gravesend to Erith hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 20 min. Southeastern also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gravesend to Erith via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gravesend Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Erith, James Watt Way
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gravesend to Erith
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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 Gravesend and Erith is 14 km. The road distance is 23 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gravesend to Erith is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Gravesend to Erith is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs £50 - £65.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gravesend and arriving at Slade Green. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Gravesend to Erith. However, there are services departing from Gravesend Railway Station and arriving at Erith, James Watt Way via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

The train from Gravesend to Slade Green takes 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.