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

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  •  23 min

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 min

  1. 101|Sapphire / ...

$4 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. 10.9 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  18 min

  1. 10.9 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 23 min

  1. 10.6 miles

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

Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to Gillingham hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Maidstone to Gillingham every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Arriva UK also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Gillingham, Medway Park War Memorial
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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, Portland Road (Gillingham Parish Church)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Maidstone and Gillingham is 14 km. The road distance is 17 km.

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

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone East Railway Station and arriving at Gillingham, Medway Park War Memorial. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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