There are 4 ways to get from Maidstone to Rochester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 155 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Rochester, East Row (The Vineyard) 155

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Rochester 9.1 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Rochester 9.1 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Rochester is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Rochester is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Rochester is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.1 miles.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone East Railway Station station and arriving at Rochester, East Row (The Vineyard). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 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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What companies run services between Maidstone, England and Rochester, Medway, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to Rochester hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Maidstone to Rochester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Rochester, East Row (The Vineyard)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Rochester
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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