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

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Bus  •  19 min

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

$5

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Gillingham 10.9 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Gillingham 10.9 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Maidstone to Gillingham 10.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Gillingham is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £24 - £30 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone East Railway Station station and arriving at Chatham Railway Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 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 Gillingham is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Gillingham without a car is to bus which takes 19 min and costs £4.

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The bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Chatham Railway Station takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Maidstone to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone East Railway Station.

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Maidstone to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone West station.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Gillingham is to bus which takes 19 min and costs £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 23 min.

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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Maidstone to Gillingham every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 19 min. Nu-Venture also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to Gillingham 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 Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Gillingham, Portland Road (Gillingham Parish Church)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
18 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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Maidstone to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham Railway Station.

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Maidstone to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Strood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Gillingham is 11 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Maidstone to Gillingham.

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