There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington Heathrow Express
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Rochester

$48 - $68

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Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9
  2. Take the bus from Embankment to Denton, Lion Garage 735 / ...

$18

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Tube, train Southeastern  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Rochester

$24 - $33

Tube, train Thameslink  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station
  2. Take the Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Farringdon Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Farringdon to Rochester

$23 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester 70.1 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Rochester 70.1 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester is to bus which costs £14 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Rochester Community Hub via Embankment and Chalk, North Kent College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Rochester is 42 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester bus services, operated by Redwing Coaches, arrive at Denton, Lion Garage station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Rochester, Medway, England?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester via London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Rochester via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, Embankment, Denton, Lion Garage, and Chalk, North Kent College in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Rochester
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Train from St Pancras International to Rochester
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Farringdon Underground Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Redwing Coaches
Phone
+44 1474 322002
Email
info@redwing-coaches.co.uk
Website
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Denton, Lion Garage
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Rochester
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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