There are 6 ways to get from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Sheerness-on-Sea to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Chatham
  3. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station

$22 - $29

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Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheerness, Aldi to Maidstone, Holland Road (Car Park) 334

$10

4 alternative options

Bus via Chequers Bus Station  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheerness, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 334

$10

Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Sheerness-on-Sea to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Strood
  3. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone Barracks

$26 - $38

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station 19.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sheerness, Aldi and arriving at Maidstone, Holland Road (Car Park). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station. However, there are services departing from Sheerness-on-Sea and arriving at Maidstone Barracks via Sittingbourne and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Sheerness and Maidstone East Station is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £16 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station, including transfers.

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Sheerness to Maidstone East Station bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Sheerness, Aldi station.

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Sheerness to Maidstone East Station train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Sheerness-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station is to bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station.
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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sheerness, England and Maidstone East Station, England?

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station via Sittingbourne, Strood, and Maidstone Barracks in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheerness-on-Sea to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Sittingbourne to Chatham
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Sittingbourne to Strood
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Strood to Maidstone Barracks
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sheerness, Aldi to Maidstone, Holland Road (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sheerness, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Sheerness to Maidstone East Station bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone, Holland Road (Car Park) station.

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Sheerness to Maidstone East Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone Barracks station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheerness to Maidstone East Station is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Sheerness to Maidstone East Station.

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