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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$28 - $41

Cheapest option

Line 5 bus, line 349 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Maidstone, Sheal's Crescent (Footbridge) to Hawkhurst, All Saints Road 5
  2. Take the line 349 bus from Hawkhurst, All Saints Road to Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum) 349

$14

3 alternative options

Line 7 bus, train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, Bower Place to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to Hastings

$23 - $30

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Hastings 33.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Hastings 33.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Hastings is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Hastings is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Hastings is 29 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Maidstone to Hastings, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Maidstone, Sheal's Crescent (Footbridge) and arriving at Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum) via Hawkhurst, All Saints Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Hastings via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Hastings via Ashford International in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to Hastings via Hawkhurst, All Saints Road in around 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Tunbridge Wells to Hastings
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Bower Place to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Sheal's Crescent (Footbridge) to Hawkhurst, All Saints Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hawkhurst, All Saints Road to Bohemia, White Rock Gardens (Museum)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Hastings
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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