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There are 5 ways to get from Maidstone to Basildon by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Basildon

$30 - $43

4 alternative options

Train, subway  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Barking station District

$32 - $47

Bus, train, line 100 bus  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Chatham station
  2. Take the train from Chatham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
  3. Take the bus from Greenhithe, station to Lakeside, Bus Station X80
  4. Take the line 100 bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

Taxi  •  42m

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Basildon 38.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Basildon 38.1 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Basildon is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Basildon is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at Basildon via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Maidstone and Basildon is 21 miles. The road distance is 38.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Basildon without a car is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Maidstone to Basildon, including transfers.

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Maidstone to Basildon train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone West station.

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Maidstone to Basildon train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Basildon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Basildon is 38 miles. It takes approximately 42m to drive from Maidstone to Basildon.

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There are 378+ hotels available in Basildon. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Basildon.
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  • Distance: 21.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between Maidstone, England and Basildon, England?

You can take a train from Maidstone to Basildon via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1h 32m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Chatham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Chatham station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Greenhithe, station to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ensignbus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Basildon
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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