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

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Bus  •  20 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 - $13

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Chatham 8.9 miles

$26 - $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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The distance between Maidstone and Chatham is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone East Railway Station station and arriving at Chatham, Westmount Avenue. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Maidstone to Chatham every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 20 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 Railway Station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Farleigh Coaches
Phone
01634 254 00
Email
info@farleighcoaches.com
Website
farleighcoaches.com
Bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Princes Park, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
farleighcoaches.com
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Chatham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$26 - $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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