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There are 6 ways to get from Rainham to Sheerness by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Sheerness-on-Sea

$9 - $14

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Bus Chalkwell Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Sheerness, Aldi 326 - Glider / ...

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Train via Sittingbourne  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea

$14 - $21

Bus Arriva Kent & Surrey  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Bus Hub to Sheerness, station 334 / ...

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainham to Sheerness 13.7 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to Sheerness 13.7 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Rainham to Sheerness is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainham to Sheerness is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rainham, Roberts Road and arriving at Sheerness, Aldi. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Sheerness-on-Sea. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Rainham and Sheerness is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Sheerness without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from Rainham (Kent) to Sheerness-on-Sea takes 24 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Rainham to Sheerness bus services, operated by Chalkwell Bus, depart from Rainham, Roberts Road station.

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Rainham to Sheerness train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Rainham (Kent) station.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Sheerness is to train which takes 24 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Rainham to Sheerness.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Rainham to Sheerness once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Rainham to Sheerness every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 39 min. Travelmasters also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Sheerness-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Train from Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Bus Hub to Sheerness, station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Travelmasters
Phone
01795 660066
Email
sales.travel@btconnect.com
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Sittingbourne, station to Sheerness, station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
traveline.info
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Sheerness, Aldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Sheerness, station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rainham to Sheerness
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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Rainham to Sheerness bus services, operated by Chalkwell Bus, arrive at Sheerness, Aldi station.

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Rainham to Sheerness train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Sheerness-on-Sea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rainham to Sheerness is 14 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Rainham to Sheerness.

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