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There are 5 ways to get from Maidstone to Chatham by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone East station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue 101 - Sapphire / ...

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Chatham 8.9 miles

$27 - $32

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Chatham 8.9 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Walk from Maidstone to Chatham 9.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Chatham is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Chatham is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone East station station and arriving at Chatham, Westmount Avenue. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maidstone West and arriving at Strood. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Chatham is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Chatham without a car is to bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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The bus from Maidstone East station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Maidstone to Chatham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone East station.

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

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Chatham is to bus which takes 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 23 min.

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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Maidstone to Chatham every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 18 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to Chatham hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Farleigh Coaches
Phone
01634 254 00
Email
info@farleighcoaches.com
Website
farleighcoaches.com
Bus from Maidstone East station to Princes Park, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
farleighcoaches.com
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Chatham, Hospital Lane
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Chatham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$27 - $32
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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Maidstone to Chatham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, Westmount Avenue station.

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Maidstone to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Strood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Chatham is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Maidstone to Chatham.

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