There are 5 ways to get from Woolwich to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$21 - $32

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Bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station) 021 / ...

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Line 96 bus, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$16

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Woolwich to Maidstone 31.5 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Woolwich to Maidstone 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Woolwich to Maidstone is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Woolwich to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Woolwich and Maidstone is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Woolwich to Maidstone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Woolwich to Maidstone station. However, there are services departing from Woolwich, Nightingale Place and arriving at Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station) via Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Woolwich to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Woolwich Arsenal and arriving at Maidstone West via Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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Woolwich to Maidstone train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton station.

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Map of how to get from Woolwich to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Woolwich to Maidstone via Strood in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Woolwich to Maidstone once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Strood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Woolwich to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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