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

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Bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Herne Bay, Fire Station to Canterbury, Bus Station 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to Maidstone
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Line 334 bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 334 bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station 334 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...

$26 - $31

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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No, there is no direct bus from Herne Bay station to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Herne Bay, Fire Station and arriving at Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial via Canterbury and Chequers Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 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 .

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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 bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Herne Bay, Fire Station.

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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 . Alternatively, you can line 334 bus and line 7 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial station.

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

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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, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum), and Chequers Bus Station in around 2 h 32 min.

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
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Herne Bay, Fire Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Herne Bay to Royal Tunbridge Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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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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