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

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade 12 / ...

$5

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Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Headcorn to Paddock Wood
  2. Take the train from Paddock Wood to Maidstone West

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Headcorn to Maidstone 9.8 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Headcorn to Maidstone 9.8 miles

$2 - $3

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt station and arriving at Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Headcorn to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Headcorn and arriving at Maidstone West via Paddock Wood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Headcorn and Maidstone is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Headcorn to Maidstone without a car is to bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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The bus from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Headcorn to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt.

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

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The best way to get from Headcorn to Maidstone is to bus which takes 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 7 min.

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Headcorn to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade station.

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

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Map of how to get from Headcorn to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Headcorn to Maidstone every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 34 min. Hams Travel also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Headcorn to Maidstone via Paddock Wood in around 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Headcorn to Paddock Wood
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Paddock Wood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hams Travel
Phone
01580 879537
Email
info@hamstravel.co.uk
Website
hamstravel.co.uk
Bus from Headcorn, George and Dragon to Maidstone, Postley Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Hams Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Headcorn to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk
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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Yes, the driving distance between Headcorn to Maidstone is 10 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Headcorn to Maidstone.

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