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There are 3 ways to get from Strood to Gillingham by bus, train, taxi or foot

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Line 141 bus, train  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 141 bus from Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue to Strood, Canal Road 141
  2. Take the train from Strood to Gillingham (Kent)

£4 - £13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Strood to Gillingham 4.6 miles

£17 - £22

Walk  •  1h 20m

  1. Walk from Strood to Gillingham 4.1 miles

Strood to Gillingham by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Strood and Gillingham is around 32 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 24 min. Operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, Thameslink and South Eastern Trains Service, the Strood to Gillingham service departs from Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue and arrives in Gillingham (Kent). Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
32 min
Fastest journey time:
24 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Strood to Gillingham bus, walk and train schedules

Strood → Gillingham
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The cheapest way to get from Strood to Gillingham is to line 141 bus and train which costs £3 - £14 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strood to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £17 - £22 and takes 8 min.

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It is approximately 3 miles to get from Strood to Gillingham.

The best way to get from Strood to Gillingham without a car is to line 141 bus and train which takes 33 min and costs £3 - £14.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Strood to Gillingham, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Strood to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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

There is no direct connection from Strood to Gillingham. However, you can take the line 141 bus to Strood, Canal Road, take the walk to Strood, then take the train to Gillingham (Kent). Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Gillingham.

Train operators
0345 026 4700
Train from Strood to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
£2 - £4
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
0344 800 4411
Bus from Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue to Strood, Canal Road
Ave. Duration
7 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Other operators
Taxi from Strood to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Vokes Taxis
+44 1634 222 222
Star Taxis
+44 1634 575 656
ABC Taxis
+44 1634 840 840
Club Taxis
+44 1634 305080
A B C Taxis
+44 1634 840840

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