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There are 4 ways to get from Grays to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  52 min

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

$15 - $23

3 alternative options

Line 190 bus, bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Gravesend, West Street to Chatham station 190
  2. Take the bus from Chatham station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane 101 - Sapphire

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grays to Maidstone 30.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Grays to Maidstone 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Grays to Maidstone is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grays to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grays to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Gravesend, West Street and arriving at Maidstone, Pudding Lane via Chatham station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grays to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Gravesend and arriving at Maidstone West via Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Grays and Maidstone is 17 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Grays to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £11 - £18.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Grays to Maidstone, including transfers.

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Grays to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Gravesend, West Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Grays to Maidstone is to train which takes 52 min and costs £11 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 190 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1 h 17 min.

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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

You can take a train from Grays to Maidstone via Strood in around 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grays to Maidstone via Chatham station in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gravesend to Strood
Ave. Duration
9 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 - $16
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 - $18
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, West Street to Chatham station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Grays to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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Grays to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone, Pudding Lane station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grays to Maidstone is 31 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Grays to Maidstone.

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