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There are 5 ways to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to Orpington
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Rochester

$31 - $47

4 alternative options

Line 7 bus, bus via Chatham station  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Chatham station 101 - Sapphire

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Rochester, East Row 155

Taxi  •  37 min

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

$70 - $85

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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

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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 Community Hub via Maidstone, Pudding Lane and Chatham station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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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 Orpington and Bromley South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Rochester is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester, including transfers.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Tunbridge Wells station.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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 Orpington and Bromley South in around 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester via Maidstone, The Cannon, Maidstone, Pudding Lane, and Chatham station in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Tunbridge Wells to Orpington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Bromley South to Rochester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Chatham station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Rochester, East Row
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Phone
(01622) 882288
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Rochester, East Row
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rochester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester is 26 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester.

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