There are 5 ways to get from West Malling to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from West Malling to Maidstone East
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue 101|Sapphire

$12 - $14

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from West Malling, High Street (Tesco Metro) to Chatham, St Bart's Hospital 149 / ...

$6

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from West Malling to Swanley
  2. Take the train from Swanley to Chatham

$23 - $34

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from West Malling to Chatham 12.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from West Malling to Chatham 12.3 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West Malling, High Street (Tesco Metro) and arriving at Chatham, St Bart's Hospital. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Malling to Chatham. However, there are services departing from West Malling and arriving at Chatham via Swanley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between West Malling and Chatham is 8 miles. The road distance is 12.3 miles.

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The best way to get from West Malling to Chatham without a car is to train and bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from West Malling to Chatham, including transfers.

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West Malling to Chatham bus services, operated by Nu-Venture, depart from West Malling, High Street (Tesco Metro) station.

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West Malling to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from West Malling station.

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The best way to get from West Malling to Chatham is to bus which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 23 min.

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West Malling to Chatham bus services, operated by Nu-Venture, arrive at Chatham, St Bart's Hospital station.

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West Malling to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Chatham station.

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Map of how to get from West Malling to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between West Malling, England and Chatham, England?

Nu-Venture operates a bus from West Malling to Chatham hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Malling to Chatham via Swanley in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from West Malling to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Train from West Malling to Swanley
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from Swanley to Chatham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East Railway Station to Chatham, Westmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from West Malling, High Street (Tesco Metro) to Chatham, St Bart's Hospital
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from West Malling to Chatham
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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 West Malling to Chatham is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from West Malling to Chatham.

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