There are 6 ways to get from Maidstone to ExCeL London by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South 774 / ...

$13 - $14

5 alternative options

Train via Stratford International DLR Station  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International

$26 - $39

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal

$22 - $37

Bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96

$18 - $20

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to ExCeL London 36.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to ExCeL London 36.4 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and ExCeL London is 27 miles. The road distance is 36.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Maidstone to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at West Silvertown DLR Station via Strood and Stratford International DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Maidstone, England and ExCeL London, England?

The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Maidstone to ExCeL London every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Maidstone to ExCeL London via Strood, Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, and West Silvertown DLR Station in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Strood to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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