There are 7 ways to get from Ramsgate to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ramsgate to Maidstone East

$25 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ramsgate to Maidstone National Express

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Train via Ashford International  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Maidstone East

$29 - $42

Train, line 334 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ramsgate to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the line 334 bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station 334 / ...

$25 - $33

Line 9 bus, line 333 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Ramsgate, Queen's House to Canterbury, Bus Station 43 / ...
  2. Take the line 333 bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 333

$20

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ramsgate to Maidstone 45.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Ramsgate to Maidstone 45.5 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ramsgate to Maidstone is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ramsgate to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ramsgate and arriving at Maidstone. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ramsgate and arriving at Maidstone East. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Ramsgate and Maidstone is 39 miles. The road distance is 45.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ramsgate to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £19 - £27.

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The train from Ramsgate to Maidstone East takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ramsgate to Maidstone bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ramsgate station.

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Map of how to get from Ramsgate to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 39.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Ramsgate, England and Maidstone, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Ramsgate to Maidstone twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ramsgate to Maidstone once a week. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ramsgate to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Ashford International to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Ramsgate to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ramsgate to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ramsgate, Queen's House to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ramsgate to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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