There are 4 ways to get from Whitstable to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi or car

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, bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Whitstable to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station 101|Sapphire

$20 - $26

Cheapest option

Train, line 333 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Whitstable to Sittingbourne
  2. Take the line 333 bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station 333 / ...

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Whitstable to Maidstone 27.9 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Whitstable to Maidstone 27.9 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Whitstable to Maidstone is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitstable to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 32 min.

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The distance between Whitstable and Maidstone is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Whitstable to Maidstone, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Whitstable, England and Maidstone, England?

There is no direct connection from Whitstable to Maidstone. However, you can take the train to Chatham, take the walk to Chatham Railway Station, then take the bus to Maidstone East Railway Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Whitstable to Maidstone via Sittingbourne and Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Whitstable to Chatham
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Train from Whitstable to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Whitstable to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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