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There are 5 ways to get from Maidstone to London Paddington Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Southeastern  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus, line 148 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone to London Elephant and Castle National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 148 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Lancaster Gate Station 148

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Farringdon

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to London Paddington Station 40.7 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to London Paddington Station 40.7 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to London Paddington Station is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone to London Paddington Station station. However, there are services departing from Maidstone and arriving at Lancaster Gate Station via Elephant & Castle Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and London Paddington Station is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to London Paddington Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £18 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Maidstone to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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Maidstone to London Paddington Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Maidstone station.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to London Paddington Station is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £18 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus and line 148 bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Maidstone to London Paddington Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lancaster Gate Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to London Paddington Station is 41 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Maidstone to London Paddington Station.

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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between Maidstone, England and London Paddington Station, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to London Paddington Station via London Elephant and Castle, Elephant & Castle Station, and Lancaster Gate Station in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Maidstone to London Elephant and Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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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There are 8506+ hotels available in London Paddington Station. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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