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Bus Information from London to Maidstone

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from London to Maidstone cover the 32 miles (52 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Maidstone, West Railway Station.

Bus companies

National Express between London and Maidstone

Travel on National Express buses between London and Maidstone at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express

Taking the bus with National Express is a great way to travel between London and Maidstone! National Express is the UK’s leading bus company with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express bus tickets between London and Maidstone, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the London to Maidstone journey on Omio. You can expect to travel around 32 miles (52 km) from London to Maidstone on a National Express bus.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long route. You can select from three ticket options for the London to Maidstone bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

When you buy your National Express bus tickets between London and Maidstone don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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.

Travel Tips

Buses from London to Maidstone
Take the bus to Maidstone easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Maidstone.
How many miles is it from London to Maidstone by bus?
The bus distance from London to Maidstone is around 32 miles (52 km).
Which bus station from London to Maidstone do I depart from? Which Maidstone bus station from London do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Maidstone, West Railway Station.

Where is the bus station in London? Where is the bus station in Maidstone?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Maidstone, West Railway Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What bus companies go from London to Maidstone?
If you're looking for buses from London to Maidstone, you can rely on National Express to get you to Maidstone. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the London to Maidstone trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London Liverpool Street Stn

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City