Trains to Maidstone

Tue, 16 Jul
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Southeastern
19:380h55
London Bridge (LBG)
20:33Maidstone East (MDE)
15 1One-way
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Southeastern
19:251h04
London Victoria (VIC)
20:29Maidstone East (MDE)
15 1One-way
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Southeastern
18:561h33
London Blackfriars (BFR)
20:29Maidstone East (MDE)
15 1One-way
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How to Get to Maidstone by Train

The town of Maidstone is served by two train stations, East and West. When travelling from the north of the UK, your journey will be to Maidstone East Station. Services from Leeds are run by East Coast Trains and this journey time is around 4 hours and involves two changes, both at London stations and including a short trip on the underground. The first train departs at around 8:30 a.m. and regular trains run throughout the day. From Birmingham to Maidstone East, travelling time is approximately 3 hours and also has two changes in London. This service is run by Virgin Trains every few hours during the day. A direct service offered by Southeastern Trains runs from London to Maidstone East regularly throughout the day and takes just under 1 hour. From more southerly parts of the UK - for example, Bath Spa - train services from First Great Western are available on a regular basis starting at around 8:00 am and will involve two changes at London stations.

Maidstone

Maidstone is a peaceful town set in the heart of Kent. The surrounding countryside is mainly used for growing hops, and walks along the towpath of the river Medway take in the beautiful scenery of the Medway Valley Walk which meanders through the hop gardens and fruit orchards of the area. There are many places of historic and architectural interest to visit dating from the 14th and 15th centuries, such as the Archbishops Palace, All Saints Church, Archbishops stables and Corpus Christi Hall. For places to stay and to eat in the town, there are an abundance of pubs, bistros and restaurants that will cater to a wide range of tastes and budgets. From country house hotels to budget bed and breakfasts, there's no shortage of great accommodation here.

How to Get to Maidstone by Train

The town of Maidstone is served by two train stations, East and West. When travelling from the north of the UK, your journey will be to Maidstone East Station. Services from Leeds are run by East Coast Trains and this journey time is around 4 hours and involves two changes, both at London stations and including a short trip on the underground. The first train departs at around 8:30 a.m. and regular trains run throughout the day. From Birmingham to Maidstone East, travelling time is approximately 3 hours and also has two changes in London. This service is run by Virgin Trains every few hours during the day. A direct service offered by Southeastern Trains runs from London to Maidstone East regularly throughout the day and takes just under 1 hour. From more southerly parts of the UK - for example, Bath Spa - train services from First Great Western are available on a regular basis starting at around 8:00 am and will involve two changes at London stations.

Maidstone

Maidstone is a peaceful town set in the heart of Kent. The surrounding countryside is mainly used for growing hops, and walks along the towpath of the river Medway take in the beautiful scenery of the Medway Valley Walk which meanders through the hop gardens and fruit orchards of the area. There are many places of historic and architectural interest to visit dating from the 14th and 15th centuries, such as the Archbishops Palace, All Saints Church, Archbishops stables and Corpus Christi Hall. For places to stay and to eat in the town, there are an abundance of pubs, bistros and restaurants that will cater to a wide range of tastes and budgets. From country house hotels to budget bed and breakfasts, there's no shortage of great accommodation here.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia, Southern and Thameslink trains to Maidstone

Travel to Maidstone on Abellio Greater Anglia, Southern and Thameslink trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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.

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