There are 4 ways to get from Rainham 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, bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station 101|Sapphire

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Maidstone Town Centre, King Street (Boots Chemist) 130 / ...

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainham to Maidstone 9.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to Maidstone 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

What companies run services between Rainham, Medway, England and Maidstone, England?

Arriva UK operates a bus from Rainham to Maidstone every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 42 min. Arriva Kent & Surrey also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Southeastern
Thameslink
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Twydall, Hawthorne Avenue to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Maidstone Town Centre, King Street (Boots Chemist)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rainham to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rainham to Maidstone?

The distance between Rainham and Maidstone is 12 km. The road distance is 15 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rainham to Maidstone?

The cheapest way to get from Rainham to Maidstone is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rainham to Maidstone?

The quickest way to get from Rainham to Maidstone is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs £22 - £27.

Is there a direct bus between Rainham and Maidstone?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rainham, Roberts Road and arriving at Maidstone Town Centre, King Street (Boots Chemist). Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Rainham to Maidstone?

It takes approximately 34 min to get from Rainham to Maidstone, including transfers.