How to travel from London to Maidstone

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Travel Information between London and Maidstone

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 43 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a train or bus to travel 32 miles (52 km) between London and Maidstone. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from London to Maidstone.

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from London to Maidstone

How to get from London to Maidstone by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from London to Maidstone is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best journey from London to Maidstone with Omio's travel partners Thameslink, Southern and Southeastern! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

    FAQs: Travel from London to Maidstone

    FAQs: Travel 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.

    There are 2 options to travel from London to Maidstone including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Maidstone from London is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Maidstone:

    Taking a train costs $4 (€4) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12) for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel from London to Maidstone is by train, which takes on average 43 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes 1 h 45 min on average.

    Maidstone is approximately 32 miles (52 km) away from London.

    The average frequency per day from London to Maidstone is:

    • 2 buses per day.
    • 16 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between London and Maidstone as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Maidstone:

    • Buses mostly depart from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Maidstone, King Street.
    • Trains mostly leave from London Waterloo and tend to arrive in Maidstone East.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Maidstone:

    • You can go to Maidstone from London by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $28 (€24) with National Express from London to Maidstone on Omio.
    • You can go to Maidstone from London by train with Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. You'll see cheap train tickets for $9 (€8) with Southeastern from London to Maidstone on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from London to Maidstone with the following travel companies:

    • Direct bus available with National Express 2 direct buses per day.
    • 16 direct trains per day with Southeastern.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Maidstone as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Maidstone.

    Omio customers who travel from London to Maidstone often also extend their vacation to go to Canterbury, Stratford, Greenhithe or Stansted Mountfitchet. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Maidstone and these popular destinations at a great price.

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