There are 5 ways to get from Plumstead to Maidstone 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  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Plumstead to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$21 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 96 bus, bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$16

3 alternative options

Line 51 bus, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Plumstead Common, Kingsdale Road to Derry Downs, High Street Carlton Parade 51
  2. Take the train from Swanley to Maidstone East

$21 - $27

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plumstead to Maidstone 29.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Plumstead to Maidstone 29.9 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plumstead to Maidstone is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plumstead to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between Plumstead and Maidstone is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Plumstead to Maidstone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plumstead to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road and arriving at Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plumstead to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Plumstead and arriving at Maidstone West via Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Plumstead, Greater London, England and Maidstone, England?

You can take a train from Plumstead to Maidstone via Strood in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plumstead to Maidstone via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Chatham, Fire Station, and Chatham Railway Station in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Plumstead to Strood
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Strood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
23 min
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 Swanley to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plumstead Common, Kingsdale Road to Derry Downs, High Street Carlton Parade
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Plumstead to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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