There are 4 ways to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$30 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station 7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to Hastings

$25 - $33

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone East Station to Hastings 33.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone East Station to Hastings 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Maidstone East Station, England and Hastings, England?

You can take a train from Maidstone East Station to Hastings via Ashford International in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Tunbridge Wells to Hastings
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone East Station to Hastings
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Maidstone East Station to Hastings?

The distance between Maidstone East Station and Hastings is 47 km. The road distance is 54 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings?

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings?

The quickest way to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £70 - £85.

Is there a direct train between Maidstone East Station and Hastings?

No, there is no direct train from Maidstone East Station to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Hastings via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings?

It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings, including transfers.