There are 5 ways to get from Purfleet to Rochester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Purfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Rochester

$25 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Rochester Community Hub 700|Sapphire

$14

3 alternative options

Line 44 bus, bus, train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 44
  2. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge) X80
  3. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rochester

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purfleet to Rochester 20.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Purfleet to Rochester 20.4 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Purfleet to Rochester is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purfleet to Rochester is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purfleet station to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station) and arriving at Rochester Community Hub via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purfleet to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Purfleet and arriving at Rochester via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Purfleet and Rochester is 13 miles. The road distance is 20.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Purfleet to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Purfleet to Rochester, including transfers.

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Purfleet to Rochester bus services, operated by Ensign Bus, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside).

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Purfleet to Rochester train services, operated by c2c, depart from Purfleet station.

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The best way to get from Purfleet to Rochester is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Purfleet to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Rochester Community Hub station.

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Purfleet to Rochester train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rochester station.

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Map of how to get from Purfleet to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Purfleet, England and Rochester, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Purfleet to Rochester via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purfleet to Rochester via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Purfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Rochester
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rochester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rochester
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Rochester Community Hub
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purfleet to Rochester
Ave. Duration
25 min
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
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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