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There are 4 ways to get from Oval (Station) to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Maidstone East

£20 - £42

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Kennington, St. Mark's Church Kennington to Bromley, St Mark's Church N3
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Maidstone East

£14 - £30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oval (Station) to Maidstone 37.2 miles

£190 - £240

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Oval (Station) to Maidstone 37.2 miles

£5 - £9

Oval (Station) to Maidstone by bus and train

The journey time between Oval (Station) and Maidstone is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 42 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 8m. Operated by London Buses and South Eastern Trains Service, the Oval (Station) to Maidstone service departs from Oval and arrives in Maidstone East. Typically 219 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest journey time:
1h 8m
Journey distance:
42 miles
Services per week:
219
Cheapest price:
£20
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:04
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oval (Station) to Maidstone bus and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Oval (Station) → Maidstone
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Maidstone is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Oval (Station) to Maidstone is to drive, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oval (Station) to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £190 - £240 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Oval (Station) and Maidstone is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Oval (Station) to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £19 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Oval (Station) to Maidstone, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oval (Station) to Maidstone is 37 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Oval (Station) to Maidstone.

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Map of how to get from Oval (Station) to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Oval (Station), England and Maidstone, England?

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from London Victoria to Maidstone East hourly. Tickets cost £18 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£18 - £26
1st Class
£25 - £40
Train from Bromley South to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £28
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£13 - £20
1st Class
£20 - £28
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Kennington, St. Mark's Church Kennington to Bromley, St Mark's Church
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Oval (Station) to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£190 - £240
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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