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There are 3 ways to get from London to Tenterden by train, bus or car

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Train, line 12 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Headcorn
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt to Tenterden, Town Hall 12

2 alternative options

Bus, line 12 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Elephant and Castle to Maidstone National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tenterden, Town Hall 12

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London to Tenterden 58.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from London to Tenterden is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Tenterden is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Tenterden. However, there are services departing from London Elephant and Castle and arriving at Tenterden, Town Hall via Chequers Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between London and Tenterden is 47 miles. The road distance is 58.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Tenterden without a car is to train and line 12 bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from London to Tenterden, including transfers.

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London to Tenterden bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Elephant and Castle station.

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London to Tenterden bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Tenterden, Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Tenterden is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from London to Tenterden.

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There are 572+ hotels available in Tenterden. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Tenterden.
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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between London, England and Tenterden, England?

You can take a bus from London to Tenterden via Maidstone and Chequers Bus Station in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Headcorn, Railway Station Forecourt to Tenterden, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tenterden, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 London Elephant and Castle to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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