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There are 5 ways to get from Russell Square to Dartford by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Dartford

£9 - £21

Cheapest option

Bus, line 96 bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Holborn, Museum Street to Plumstead N1
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn to Dartford, Priory Hill 96

£2

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Bexley 15.4 miles

£3

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Dartford 18.5 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Russell Square to Dartford 18.5 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Dartford is to bus and line 96 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Dartford is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Russell Square to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Holborn, Museum Street and arriving at Dartford, Priory Hill via Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Dartford. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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It is 16 miles from Russell Square to Dartford. It is approximately 18.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Russell Square to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £9 - £21.

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The train from London Charing Cross to Dartford takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Russell Square to Dartford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Holborn, Museum Street station.

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Russell Square to Dartford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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The best way to get from Russell Square to Dartford is to train which takes 52 min and costs £9 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus and line 96 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 42m.

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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Dartford, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London Charing Cross to Dartford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £21 and the journey takes 52 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Russell Square to Dartford via Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn in around 1h 42m.

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London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Museum Street to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn to Dartford, Priory Hill
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Bexley
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Russell Square to Dartford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Russell Square to Dartford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Dartford, Priory Hill station.

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Russell Square to Dartford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dartford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Russell Square to Dartford is 19 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Russell Square to Dartford.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Russell Square and Dartford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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