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

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Gravesend to Maidstone West

$12 - $18

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Line 190 bus, bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Gravesend, Clock Tower to Chatham Railway Station 190
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station 101|Sapphire

$9

3 alternative options

Train via Strood  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Gravesend to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$15 - $24

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gravesend to Maidstone 18.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Gravesend to Maidstone 18.3 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Gravesend to Maidstone is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gravesend to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gravesend to Maidstone station. However, there are services departing from Gravesend, Clock Tower and arriving at Maidstone East Railway Station via Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gravesend and arriving at Maidstone West. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Gravesend and Maidstone is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gravesend to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £9 - £14.

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The train from Gravesend to Maidstone West takes 27 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Gravesend to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Gravesend, Clock Tower station.

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

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The best way to get from Gravesend to Maidstone is to train which takes 27 min and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 190 bus and bus, which costs £8 and takes 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Gravesend to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Gravesend to Maidstone 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gravesend to Maidstone via Chatham Railway Station in around 58 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gravesend to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Gravesend to Strood
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Strood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gravesend to Strood
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gravesend, Clock Tower to Chatham Railway Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gravesend to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Gravesend to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone East Railway Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gravesend to Maidstone is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Gravesend to Maidstone.

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