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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from New Eltham to Gravesend
  2. Take the train from Gravesend to Sittingbourne

$32 - $46

Cheapest option

Line 132 bus, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Avery Hill, Riefield Road to North Greenwich Station 132
  2. Take the bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square North to Sheerness, Railway Station 750 / ...

$24 - $26

3 alternative options

Line 314 bus, train, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 314 bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Bromley South Station 314
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Sittingbourne
  3. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Globe and Engine to Sheerness, Railway Station 334 / ...

$26 - $39

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Eltham to Sheerness 43.5 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from New Eltham to Sheerness 43.5 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between New Eltham, England and Sheerness, England?

You can take a train from New Eltham to Sheerness via Gravesend and Sittingbourne in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Eltham to Sheerness via Avery Hill, Riefield Road, North Greenwich Station, North Greenwich Underground Station, Canary Wharf Underground Station, and Canary Wharf, Canada Square North in around 3 h 23 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from New Eltham to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Gravesend to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Bromley South to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Avery Hill, Riefield Road to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Globe and Engine to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Travelmasters
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station (Rail Replacement Stop) to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square North to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from New Eltham to Sheerness
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Eltham to Sheerness?

The distance between New Eltham and Sheerness is 48 km. The road distance is 70 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Eltham to Sheerness?

The cheapest way to get from New Eltham to Sheerness is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New Eltham to Sheerness?

The quickest way to get from New Eltham to Sheerness is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs £150 - £190.

Is there a direct train between New Eltham and Sheerness?

No, there is no direct train from New Eltham to Sheerness. However, there are services departing from New Eltham and arriving at Sheerness-on-Sea via Gravesend and Sittingbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from New Eltham to Sheerness?

It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from New Eltham to Sheerness, including transfers.