There are 4 ways to get from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway 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  •  29 min

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. 101|Sapphire
  2. 133 / ...

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. 9.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. 9.8 miles

$2 - $3

What companies run services between Maidstone, England and City of Rochester-upon-Medway, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway via Chatham Railway Station and Strood, Canal Road in around 40 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
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 Strood, Canal Road
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Strood, Canal Road
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 City of Rochester-upon-Medway is 14 km. The road distance is 16 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £22 - £27.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway. However, there are services departing from Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) and arriving at Strood, Canal Road via Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

The train from Maidstone West to Strood takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.