There are 6 ways to get from Rainham to Maidstone East Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  31 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

Line 130 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 130 bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Maidstone, Esso Garage 130

$6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Twydall, Hawthorne Avenue to Maidstone East Railway Station 130 / ...

$6

Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone Barracks

$15 - $23

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainham to Maidstone East Station 11.8 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to Maidstone East Station 11.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Rainham to Maidstone East Station is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainham to Maidstone East Station is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rainham, Roberts Road and arriving at Maidstone, Esso Garage. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rainham to Maidstone East Station. However, there are services departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Maidstone Barracks via Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rainham and Maidstone East Station is 7 miles. The road distance is 11.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Maidstone East Station without a car is to train and bus which takes 31 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Rainham to Maidstone East Station, including transfers.

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Rainham to Maidstone East Station bus services, operated by Nu-Venture, depart from Rainham, Roberts Road station.

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Rainham to Maidstone East Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Rainham (Kent) station.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Maidstone East Station is to line 130 bus which takes 43 min and costs £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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Rainham to Maidstone East Station bus services, operated by Nu-Venture, arrive at Maidstone, Esso Garage station.

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Rainham to Maidstone East Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone Barracks station.

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Map of how to get from Rainham to Maidstone East Station.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

Nu-Venture operates a bus from Rainham to Maidstone East Station hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rainham to Maidstone East Station via Strood and Maidstone Barracks in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Chatham
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Strood
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Strood to Maidstone Barracks
Ave. Duration
20 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Chatham
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Strood
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Twydall, Hawthorne Avenue to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Maidstone, Esso Garage
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Twydall, Hawthorne Avenue to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rainham to Maidstone East Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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