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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive by train, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Maidstone East

£20 - £42

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Maidstone 38 miles

£4 - £7

3 alternative options

Train via Tonbridge  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Maidstone Barracks

£21 - £47

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive 35.5 miles

£180 - £230

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive 35.5 miles

£5 - £8

Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Maidstone, Court Drive is around 1h 24m and covers a distance of around 43 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 18m. Operated by London Buses and South Eastern Trains Service, the Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive service departs from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arrives in Maidstone, Court Drive. Typically 225 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 24m
Fastest journey time:
1h 18m
Journey distance:
43 miles
Services per week:
225
Cheapest price:
£20
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive bus, train and walk schedules

Departing Monday, July 26, 2021

Waterloo Station → Maidstone, Court Drive
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Maidstone, Court Drive is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Maidstone, Court Drive is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive is to rideshare which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive is to taxi which costs £180 - £230 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive. However, there are services departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Maidstone Barracks via Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Maidstone, Court Drive is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £19 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Maidstone Barracks station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive is 36 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive.

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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Maidstone, Court Drive, England?

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from London Victoria to Maidstone East hourly. Tickets cost £18 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£18 - £26
1st Class
£25 - £40
Train from London Waterloo East to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £28
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£13 - £19
1st Class
£19 - £28
Train from Tonbridge to Maidstone Barracks
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £19
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£7 - £11
1st Class
£13 - £19
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Maidstone, Court Drive
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£180 - £230
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and Maidstone, Court Drive. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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