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

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Sevenoaks to Swanley
  2. Take the train from Swanley to Rochester

$18 - $25

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Line 308 bus, line 190 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 308 bus from Sevenoaks, Lower High Street (Seal Hollow Road) to Gravesend Railway Station 306 / ...
  2. Take the line 190 bus from Gravesend Railway Station to Rochester Community Hub 190

$14

3 alternative options

Line 308 bus  •  1 h 19 min

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

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sevenoaks to Rochester 26.8 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Sevenoaks to Rochester 26.8 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Sevenoaks to Rochester is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sevenoaks to Rochester is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sevenoaks to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Sevenoaks, Lower High Street (Seal Hollow Road) and arriving at Rochester Community Hub via Gravesend Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sevenoaks to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Sevenoaks and arriving at Rochester via Swanley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Sevenoaks and Rochester is 16 miles. The road distance is 26.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sevenoaks to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Sevenoaks to Rochester, including transfers.

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Sevenoaks to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent Thameside, depart from Sevenoaks, Lower High Street (Seal Hollow Road) station.

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

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The best way to get from Sevenoaks to Rochester is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £13 - £20. Alternatively, you can line 308 bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Sevenoaks to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 15.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

What companies run services between Sevenoaks, England and Rochester, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Sevenoaks to Rochester via Swanley in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, Arriva Kent Thameside operates a bus from Sevenoaks to Rochester hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 56 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
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
Bus from Sevenoaks, Lower High Street (Seal Hollow Road) to Gravesend Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gravesend Railway Station to Rochester Community Hub
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sevenoaks to Rochester
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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 Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Rochester Community Hub station.

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Sevenoaks to Rochester train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rochester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sevenoaks to Rochester is 27 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Sevenoaks to Rochester.

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