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

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Train  •  1 h 49 min

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

$28 - $40

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Line 5 bus, line 349 bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Hawkhurst, All Saints Road 5
  2. Take the line 349 bus from Hawkhurst, All Saints Road to Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum) 349

$14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone East Station to Hastings 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 52 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone East Station station to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Chequers Bus Station and arriving at Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum) via Hawkhurst, All Saints Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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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.

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The distance between Maidstone East Station and Hastings is 29 miles. The road distance is 33.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings without a car is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £21 - £35.

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

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Maidstone East Station to Hastings bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chequers Bus Station.

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Maidstone East Station to Hastings train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone East station.

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The best way to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 5 bus and line 349 bus, which costs £12 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone East Station to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 29.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone East Station to Hastings via Chequers Bus Station and Hawkhurst, All Saints Road in around 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Hawkhurst, All Saints Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hawkhurst, All Saints Road to Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone East Station to Hastings
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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