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Overview: Coach from London to Maidstone

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

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

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National Express London to Maidstone

Find the best trip between London and Maidstone with Omio's coach partners National Express! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Maidstone coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between London and Maidstone:

    • 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.

    Coaches from London to Maidstone

    Anyone who needs to make the trip from London to Maidstone can easily do so by coach. Coaches leave London Victoria Coach Station every day, with a single direct departure, generally at around 5:00 p.m. The journey isn't a long one, taking between 1 hour 55 minutes and 2 hours 10 minutes in the vast majority of cases.

    Which coach companies travel from London to Maidstone?

    Travellers don't need to make a choice when catching the bus from London to Maidstone. National Express is the sole operator on the route, running services from London Victoria straight to King Street, in Maidstone city centre.

    How long is the coach from London to Maidstone?

    Passengers travelling from London to Maidstone by coach can expect a journey time of 2 hours 10 minutes in most cases. However, weekend services can take as little as 1 hour 55 minutes, as rush hour traffic is less of a factor.

    How many coaches are there from London to Maidstone?

    There is a single bus from London Victoria to Maidstone King Street every day. Services travel direct between the two cities, and no changes are needed at any stage. Most buses leave in the early evening, arriving in Maidstone soon after 7:00 p.m.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Maidstone?

    Departure station: Coaches from London to Maidstone always depart from London Victoria Coach Station. Located in west London, not far from Buckingham Palace and the West End, the Coach Station is easily accessible from all parts of the city. Just catch the London Underground's District, Circle, or Victoria lines, take overground services from suburbs to the south, or use local bus services, which stop right outside the coach terminal. Inside, expect wifi connectivity and basic shops and eating spots. For more options, head across the road to Victoria Station.

    Arrival Station: Buses from London will arrive at Maidstone's King Street bus stop. King Street is very conveniently placed, close to the centre of Maidstone. Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre is 10-15 minutes' walk away, and both Maidstone East and Maidstone West train stations are around 20 minutes from the bus stop by foot. Taxis are available outside the bus station, and provide a comfortable way to transfer to both stations, if passengers need to continue their journeys by rail.

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    FAQs
    What is the distance from London to Maidstone via coach?
    You should expect to travel around 32 miles (52 km)  from London to Maidstone by coach.
    Which coach station in London goes to Maidstone? Which coach station do I come into Maidstone from London?

    Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria   to Maidstone, West Railway Station   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the coach station in London to go to Maidstone? Where is the coach station in Maidstone located?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Maidstone, West Railway Station, located 0.3 miles (504 m) away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from London to Maidstone?
    For the best London to Maidstone coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between London and Maidstone to compare what amenities they may offer.