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There are 5 ways to get from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Herne Bay to Bromley South
  2. Take the train from Orpington to Tunbridge Wells

$44 - $65

4 alternative options

Train, bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Herne Bay to Gillingham (Kent)
  2. Take the bus from Gillingham, King Street to Maidstone, Pudding Lane
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...

Line 333 bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 333 bus from Sittingbourne, Bus Hub to Chequers Bus Station 333 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells 49.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Herne Bay and arriving at Tunbridge Wells via Bromley South and Orpington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Herne Bay and Royal Tunbridge Wells is 41 miles. The road distance is 49.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.

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Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Herne Bay station.

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The best way to get from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 333 bus and line 7 bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Tunbridge Wells station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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Map of how to get from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells.
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  • Distance: 41.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

What companies run services between Herne Bay, England and Royal Tunbridge Wells, England?

You can take a train from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells via Bromley South and Orpington in around 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells via Sittingbourne, Sittingbourne, Bus Hub, and Chequers Bus Station in around 3 h.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Herne Bay to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Orpington to Tunbridge Wells
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Herne Bay to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $22
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, King Street to Maidstone, Pudding Lane
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Bus Hub to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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