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

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Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from West Malling, High Street to Rochester, station 151 - Medway Valley Links

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from West Malling to Maidstone East
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone East station to Gillingham, Jeffery Street 101 - Sapphire

£7 - £11

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from West Malling to Swanley
  2. Take the train from Swanley to Gillingham (Kent)

£18 - £27

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from West Malling to Gillingham 13.3 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from West Malling to Gillingham 13.3 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from West Malling to Gillingham is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Malling to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West Malling, High Street and arriving at Rochester, station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Malling to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from West Malling and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via Swanley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between West Malling and Gillingham is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.3 miles.

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The best way to get from West Malling to Gillingham without a car is to bus which takes 41 min and costs .

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The bus from West Malling, High Street to Rochester, station takes 41 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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West Malling to Gillingham bus services, operated by Nu-Venture, depart from West Malling, High Street station.

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

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The best way to get from West Malling to Gillingham is to bus which takes 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 28m.

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Map of how to get from West Malling to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Nu-Venture operates a bus from West Malling to Gillingham every 3 hours, and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from West Malling to Gillingham via Swanley in around 1h 28m.

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
£5 - £8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Train from West Malling to Swanley
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Train from Swanley to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Bus operators
Nu-Venture
Phone
(01622) 882288
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from West Malling, High Street to Rochester, station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Nu-Venture
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East station to Gillingham, Jeffery Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Other operators
Taxi from West Malling to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
West Malling Taxis
Phone
+44 1732 845 535
Website
westmallingtaxis.co.uk

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West Malling to Gillingham bus services, operated by Nu-Venture, arrive at Rochester, station.

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West Malling to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Malling to Gillingham is 13 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from West Malling to Gillingham.

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