There are 4 ways to get from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood

$9 - $13

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham Railway Station 101|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Strood, Canal Road 133 / ...

$7

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Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway 9.8 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway 9.8 miles

$2 - $3

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway. However, there are services departing from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) and arriving at Strood, Canal Road via Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 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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The distance between Maidstone and City of Rochester-upon-Medway is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £7 - £10.

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

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Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) station.

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Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone West station.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway is to train which takes 29 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 and takes 38 min.

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Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Strood, Canal Road station.

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Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Strood station.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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 - $13 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 38 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham Railway Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Strood, Canal Road
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Strood, Canal Road
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to City of Rochester-upon-Medway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$29 - $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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