London to Maidstone bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from London to Maidstone

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Fastest Journey

1 h 51 m


2 h 10 m

Buses per day



52 km

Cheap bus tickets from London to Maidstone start from $14 with an average ticket price of $14.

The fastest bus from London to Maidstone takes 1h 51m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 10m and covers a distance of 52 km.

3 buses leave London for Maidstone every day with 3 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from London to Maidstone

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from London to Maidstone cover the 32 miles (52 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $19 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Maidstone, King Street.

Buses from London to Maidstone

Catching buses from London to Maidstone shouldn't be a problem. National Express runs four daily buses throughout the week, with a couple of morning departures and two more in the evening. Two buses run directly to Maidstone, while the other two require a change along the way. Direct services depart from London Victoria Coach Station and get into King Street in central Maidstone, taking 1 hour 35 minutes to complete the journey. Indirect buses from London to Maidstone leave from Sutton railroad Station in south London and take a lot longer, with a journey time of 3 hours 17 minutes.

Taking the Bus from London

Buses from London to Maidstone depart from Victoria Coach Station in the centre of the city. Getting to Victoria is easy from anywhere in London or beyond with Victoria Bus and Victoria Train stations being located nearby. Victoria Bus Station is a major terminus for London buses and many routes also stop in the streets around the coach station. These include numbers 11, 44, 170, and 211, and the night buses N11 and N44. Victoria Train Station is the terminus for the Gatwick Express and is served by the Victoria, Circle and District underground lines.

Getting into Maidstone by Bus

Located in the heart of the "Garden of England", Maidstone is the ideal destination for a romantic break, a touch of adventure or a delve into history. Outdoor activities include water sports, cycling, river cruises and go-karting. History buffs can explore the many museums, Neolithic sites, castles and historic homes in the area. National Express coaches arrive in King Street in the heart of the city. The nearby Chequers Bus Station next to the Mall shopping centre is the city's major traffic hub. Passengers can take buses operated by Arriva Southern Counties and Nu-Venture to various destinations around Maidstone and to nearby towns such as Faversham, Folkestone and Royal Tunbridge Wells.

FAQs: Bus from London to Maidstone

FAQs: Take the bus from London to Maidstone with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Maidstone.
Cheap bus tickets from London to Maidstone can start from as little as $14 (€12) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for London to Maidstone is $19 (€16); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Maidstone bus time is 1 h 45 min   covering the 32 mile (52 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from London to Maidstone leaves at 7: 08 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from London to Maidstone leaves at 11: 55 AM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Maidstone without having to change trains with National Express. There are 2 direct buses from London to Maidstone each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the London to Maidstone bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey between London and Maidstone as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including London, Victoria Coach Station, London, Golders Green Station and Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station. When arriving in Maidstone, you can end your route in bus stations like Maidstone, King Street, Maidstone, Services (Biffa) and Maidstone.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Maidstone, King Street, located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Maidstone from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from London to Maidstone is March.
You have options as you can travel from London to Maidstone 2 different ways: train or bus.

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