Duration 51 min
Distance 39.2 miles
Average price £40
Possible routes 4 found

London to Kent Downs

Rome2rio has found 4 ways to get from London to Kent Downs by train, bus, taxi and car. We recommend taking the train from London Victoria to Bearsted, which takes around 1h 43m. Alternatively, taking the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Maidstone is the cheapest option and takes around 2h 56m.

Recommended route

Train

  1. London Victoria
  2. Kent Downs
1h 43m
£20 - £40
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Bus

  1. London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Kent Downs
2h 56m
Cheapest
£6 - £9

Taxi

  1. London Liverpool St
  2. Kent Downs
Fastest
51 min
£95 - £120

Drive

  1. London Liverpool St
  2. Kent Downs
51 min
£6 - £10

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from London to Kent Downs? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from London to Kent Downs is to bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kent Downs is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Kent Downs. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Detling, Jade's Crossing via Chequers Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Victoria and arriving at Bearsted. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between London and Kent Downs is 34 miles. The road distance is 39.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Kent Downs without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £20 - £40.

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The train from London Victoria to Bearsted takes 1h 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Kent Downs bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Kent Downs train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Victoria station.

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The best way to get from London to Kent Downs is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £20 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 56m.

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London to Kent Downs bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Maidstone station.

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London to Kent Downs train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Bearsted station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Kent Downs is 39 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from London to Kent Downs.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Kent Downs. Prices start at £75 per night.

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How to travel from London to Kent Downs

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from London to Kent Downs right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between London and Kent Downs?

Southeastern operates a train from London Victoria to Kent Downs hourly. Tickets cost £20 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 8m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Kent Downs once daily. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 55m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7

About this operator

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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.

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Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120

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