There are 5 ways to get from Sevenoaks to Gillingham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sevenoaks to Swanley
  2. Take the train from Swanley to Gillingham (Kent)

$19 - $27

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Line 7 bus, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Tonbridge, Castle to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Gillingham, Jeffery Street (James Street) 101|Sapphire

$15

3 alternative options

Line 308 bus, train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 308 bus from Sevenoaks, Lower High Street (Seal Hollow Road) to Meopham, Station Road (Post Office) 306 / ...
  2. Take the train from Meopham to Gillingham (Kent)

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sevenoaks to Gillingham 29.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Sevenoaks to Gillingham 29.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Sevenoaks to Gillingham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sevenoaks to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sevenoaks station to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Sevenoaks, Bus Station and arriving at Gillingham, Jeffery Street (James Street) via Tonbridge, Castle and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sevenoaks to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Sevenoaks and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via Swanley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Sevenoaks and Gillingham is 18 miles. The road distance is 29.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sevenoaks to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £14 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Sevenoaks to Gillingham, including transfers.

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Sevenoaks to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Tonbridge, Castle station.

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Sevenoaks to Gillingham train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Sevenoaks station.

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The best way to get from Sevenoaks to Gillingham is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £14 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs £12 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Sevenoaks to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Sevenoaks, England and Gillingham, England?

You can take a train from Sevenoaks to Gillingham via Swanley in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sevenoaks to Gillingham via Tonbridge, Castle, Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue), and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sevenoaks to Swanley
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Swanley to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Meopham to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sevenoaks, Lower High Street (Seal Hollow Road) to Meopham, Station Road (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tonbridge, Castle to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Gillingham, Jeffery Street (James Street)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sevenoaks to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Sevenoaks to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Gillingham, Jeffery Street (James Street) station.

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Sevenoaks to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sevenoaks to Gillingham is 30 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Sevenoaks to Gillingham.

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