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  1. on time
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:00
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:46
    Tonbridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:50
    Tonbridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:18
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 13 estimated
    06:55
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 13 estimated
    07:28
    Strood (Kent)
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:53
    Strood (Kent)
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:16
    Maidstone West
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:00
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:46
    Tonbridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:50
    Tonbridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:18
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone East
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone East
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:00
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:46
    Tonbridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:50
    Tonbridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:18
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone East
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone East
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:00
    London Charing Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:46
    Tonbridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:50
    Tonbridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:18
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone West
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Maidstone East
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from London to Maidstone

  • Train Fares from: £7.90
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 54
  • Distance: 32 miles (52 km)
  • Train operators: Southeastern
  • Origin: London
  • Destination: Maidstone
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Maidstone by train?

    The average journey time between London and Maidstone is . On an average weekday, there are 54 trains travelling from London to Maidstone. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from London to Maidstone by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from London to Maidstone cost?

    Train tickets from London to Maidstone can start from as little as £7.90 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from London to Maidstone?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Maidstone without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Maidstone.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Maidstone?

    The distance between London and Maidstone is 32 miles.

    Distance: 32 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Maidstone?

    The first train from London to Maidstone departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Maidstone?

    The last train from London to Maidstone departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

London to Maidstone timetable

Check out the next trains departing from London to Maidstone for Tuesday 26th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
06:0007:181h 18m, 1 change
06:5508:161h 21m, 1 change
07:0008:181h 18m, 1 change
07:2508:271h 2m, direct
07:5508:571h 2m, direct
08:0009:181h 18m, 1 change
08:2509:271h 2m, direct
08:5509:581h 3m, direct
09:0010:181h 18m, 1 change
09:2510:2358m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Maidstone to London.

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for London to Maidstone by bus.

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**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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