There are 4 ways to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester 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  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to Sevenoaks
  2. Take the train from Sevenoaks to Swanley
  3. Take the train from Swanley to Rochester

$29 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, line 155 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone Town Centre, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7 / ...
  2. Take the line 155 bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Rochester, East Row (The Vineyard) 155

$14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester 25.7 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Royal Tunbridge Wells, England and Rochester, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester via Sevenoaks and Swanley in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester via Maidstone Town Centre, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) and Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Tunbridge Wells to Sevenoaks
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Sevenoaks to Swanley
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Swanley to Rochester
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sevenoaks to Swanley
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone Town Centre, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Rochester, East Row (The Vineyard)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester?

The distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Rochester is 33 km. The road distance is 41 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester?

The cheapest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester?

The quickest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs £50 - £65.

Is there a direct train between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Rochester?

No, there is no direct train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells and arriving at Rochester via Sevenoaks and Swanley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Rochester?

No, there is no direct bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and arriving at Rochester, East Row (The Vineyard) via Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester?

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester, including transfers.