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

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

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

$21 - $28

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Line 51 bus, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Plumstead Common, Kingsdale Road to Orpington 51
  2. Take the train from St Mary Cray to Maidstone East

$21 - $27

Line 96 bus, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road to Bluewater, Bus Station 96
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station 700 - Sapphire

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plumstead to Maidstone 29.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Plumstead to Maidstone 29.9 miles

$6 - $10

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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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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 via Bluewater, Bus Station and Chatham station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 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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The distance between Plumstead and Maidstone is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Plumstead to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £15 - £22.

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

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Plumstead to Maidstone bus services, operated by Stagecoach London, depart from Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road station.

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Plumstead to Maidstone train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Plumstead station.

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The best way to get from Plumstead to Maidstone is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £15 - £22. Alternatively, you can line 96 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Plumstead to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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, Chatham, Fire Station, and Chatham station in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
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 St Mary Cray to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plumstead Common, Kingsdale Road to Orpington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Plumstead to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $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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Plumstead to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, Fire Station.

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Plumstead to Maidstone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plumstead to Maidstone is 30 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Plumstead to Maidstone.

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