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 37 min

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

$30 - $46

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, line 155 bus  •  2 h 25 min

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

$13

3 alternative options

Line 7 bus, bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham Railway Station 101|Sapphire

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  37 min

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

$65 - $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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The distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Rochester is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester station. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and arriving at Rochester, Railway Station via Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) and Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 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 37 min.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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

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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 37 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 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester via Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue), Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), and Chatham Railway Station in around 1 h 52 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
$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 Bromley South to Rochester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham Railway Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Rochester, East Row (The Vineyard)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Rochester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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