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Recommended option

Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue 101|Sapphire / ...

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood

$9 - $14

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Chatham 8.9 miles

$27 - $35

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Maidstone and Chatham is 13 km. The road distance is 14 km.

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

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone East Railway Station and arriving at Chatham, Westmount Avenue. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

The bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Maidstone to Chatham every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 18 min. Arriva UK also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to Chatham hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 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 Railway Station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Gillingham, Copenhagen Road (Railway bridge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Chatham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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