There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train Southeastern  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from St Pancras International to Chatham

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 23 bus, bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 23
  2. Take the bus from Embankment to Gillingham, Victoria Street (Gillingham Rail Station) 722

$16

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Chatham

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Chatham 36.4 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Chatham 36.4 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Chatham is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Chatham is to taxi which costs £120 - £160 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Chatham is 32 miles. The road distance is 36.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from London Paddington Station to Chatham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Chatham station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Gillingham, Victoria Street (Gillingham Rail Station) via Embankment. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Chatham, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London Paddington Station to Chatham hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Chatham via Paddington Rail Station, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Embankment in around 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Gillingham, Victoria Street (Gillingham Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Chatham
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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