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There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station Stansted Airport - London / ...
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Strood

£17 - £36

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Train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Chatham

£29 - £56

Bus, train via London  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Liverpool Street Station Stansted Airport - London
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Chatham

£27 - £32

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham 53.7 miles

£8 - £12

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Chatham 53.7 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham by bus, walk and train

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Chatham is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 58 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by Airport Bus Express, National Express and South Eastern Trains Service, the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham service departs from London Stansted Airport Coach Station and arrives in Strood. Typically 149 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 37m
Fastest journey time:
1h 23m
Services per week:
149
Cheapest price:
£17
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:05
Last service departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham bus, walk and train schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Chatham
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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Chatham via Tottenham Hale and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Chatham is 37 miles. The road distance is 53.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 49m and costs £16 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Chatham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham is 54 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 37.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Chatham, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Chatham via Tottenham Hale, Stratford (London), and Stratford International in around 2h 9m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Strood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£12 - £18
1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from Stratford International to Chatham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £27
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£13 - £19
1st Class
£19 - £27
Thameslink
Bus operators
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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 Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Chatham
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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