There are 4 ways to get from Maidstone to Bluewater 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 27 min

$17 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 101|Sapphire
  2. 700|Sapphire

$10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 20.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 20.4 miles

$4 - $7

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Bluewater via Strood and Greenhithe for Bluewater in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to Bluewater via Chatham Railway Station and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Strood to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Strood to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham Railway Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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

The distance between Maidstone and Bluewater is 26 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Bluewater is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Bluewater is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £40 - £55.

No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at Greenhithe for Bluewater via Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) via Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Maidstone to Bluewater, including transfers.