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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Greenhithe for Bluewater
  3. Take the bus from Greenhithe, Railway Station to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) X80

$21 - $31

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Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham Railway Station
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) X80

$15

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Chafford Hundred

$33 - $49

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Thurrock 26.9 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Thurrock 26.9 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Thurrock is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Thurrock is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone to Thurrock station. However, there are services departing from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) and arriving at Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) via Chatham Railway Station and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Thurrock. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at Chafford Hundred via Strood, Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Thurrock is 18 miles. The road distance is 26.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Thurrock without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £16 - £24.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Maidstone to Thurrock, including transfers.

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Maidstone to Thurrock bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) station.

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

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Thurrock is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Thurrock.
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  • Distance: 18.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Maidstone, England and 339 Lakeside Centre, Thurrock RM20 2ZH, United Kingdom?

You can take a train from Maidstone to Thurrock via Strood, Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, West Ham, and Chafford Hundred in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to Thurrock via Chatham Railway Station, Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), and Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) in around 2 h 21 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 Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Strood to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Greenhithe, Railway Station to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
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 Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Thurrock
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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 Thurrock bus services, operated by Ensign Bus, arrive at Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail).

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Maidstone to Thurrock train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Chafford Hundred station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Thurrock is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Maidstone to Thurrock.

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