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  •  1 h 7 min

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

$4 - $8

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Train via Sittingbourne  •  45 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  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) 326|Glider / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Sheerness, Railway Station 334 / ...

$9 - $10

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainham to Sheerness 13.7 miles

$40 - $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 three times a day, 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. 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 £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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Rainham to Sheerness bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Sheerness, Railway Station.

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

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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, you can take a bus from Rainham to Sheerness via Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) in around 1 h 4 min.

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 15 minutes
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 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
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Sheerness, Aldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Travelmasters
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rainham to Sheerness
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $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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