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Trains to Gillingham bring visitors to an area steeped in literary, maritime and military history. Encircled by the River Medway, and closely linked with the towns of Chatham and Rochester, which also line the Medway's banks, Gillingham is part of a fascinating corner of Kent. Gillingham train station was opened in 1858 and given a £2.6m facelift in 2012, which included extensive improvements to access and facilities. London-bound trains go direct to London Victoria via Rochester, London Charing Cross via Gravesend and Dartford, and London St Pancras International via Ebbsfleet International. Less than 20 minutes away by bus from Gillingham station are the Royal Engineers Museum, the Historic Dockyard Chatham and Fort Amherst - Britain's largest Napoleonic fortress. A little further on is the Dickens World theme park, where visitors can immerse themselves in the Victorian settings of some of the writer's most famous novels. The University of Kent and University of Greenwich Medway campuses are also nearby.

Station details & facilities

Gillingham station has three platforms in total. London-bound trains usually depart from platforms 1 and 2, and services towards Dover Priory, Ramsgate and other destinations in Kent depart from platform 3. There is step-free access to all platforms and interchange via lifts. To the side of the station along Railway Street is a taxi rank, pay-and-display car park and cycle racks. Inside, there is a coffee shop in the ticket hall and accessible toilets on platform 3.

Departures and arrivals from Gillingham (Kent)

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Gillingham (Kent) station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to RamsgateSoutheastern18:073On time
to Rainham (Kent)Thameslink18:113On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern18:151On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern18:252On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern18:302On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern18:063On time
from LutonThameslink18:103On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern18:221On time
from FavershamSoutheastern18:242On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern18:292On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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