There are 5 ways to get from Sheerness to Maidstone West by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 334 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Sheerness-on-Sea to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the line 334 bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station 334 / ...

$14 - $17

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

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

$10

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 44 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 West

$26 - $38

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sheerness to Maidstone West 19.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Sheerness to Maidstone West 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sheerness, Railway Station station and arriving at Chequers Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheerness to Maidstone West. However, there are services departing from Sheerness-on-Sea and arriving at Maidstone West via Sittingbourne and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Sheerness and Maidstone West is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Maidstone West without a car is to train and line 334 bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Sheerness to Maidstone West, including transfers.

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Sheerness to Maidstone West bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Sheerness, Railway Station.

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

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Maidstone West is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Sheerness to Maidstone West bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chequers Bus Station.

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Sheerness to Maidstone West train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone West station.

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Map of how to get from Sheerness to Maidstone West.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Sheerness, England and Maidstone West, England?

Arriva Kent & Surrey operates a bus from Sheerness to Maidstone West every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sheerness to Maidstone West via Sittingbourne and Strood in around 1 h 44 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 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 West
Ave. Duration
23 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 Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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 West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Yes, the driving distance between Sheerness to Maidstone West is 20 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Sheerness to Maidstone West.

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