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

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Line 333 bus, train  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the line 333 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sittingbourne, station 333 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sheerness, station 334

Train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Sittingbourne
  3. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea

$25 - $38

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Sheerness 20 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Sheerness 20 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Sheerness is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Sheerness is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chequers Bus Station station and arriving at Sheerness, station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Sheerness. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at Sheerness-on-Sea via Strood and Sittingbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between Maidstone and Sheerness is 16 miles. The road distance is 20 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Sheerness without a car is to line 333 bus and train which takes 1h 14m and costs £6 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Maidstone to Sheerness, including transfers.

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Maidstone to Sheerness bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chequers Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Sheerness is to bus which takes 1h 18m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 1h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Sheerness.
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  • Distance: 15.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Maidstone to Sheerness hourly, and the journey takes 1h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Maidstone to Sheerness via Strood and Sittingbourne in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
Ave. Duration
23m
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 Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sittingbourne, station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sheerness, station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Sheerness
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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 Sheerness bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Sheerness, station.

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Maidstone to Sheerness train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Sheerness-on-Sea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Sheerness is 20 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Maidstone to Sheerness.

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