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Getting to Medway couldn't be easier.

Medway is just 30 miles from London and 40 miles from the Channel ports and Eurotunnel. It's easy to get to by rail or road and when you're here, travelling around couldn't be easier. The area has excellent public transport links by bus and train.


By National Express Coach

National Express coaches operate regular services from London Victoria to Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre in Gillingham.

You can book your coach online by visiting the National Express website.

By local bus

The area is well served by public transport. Once here you can easily move around using local bus services. Arriva Southern Counties provides a frequent 10-minute bus service daily between historic Rochester and Chatham Maritime. It also operates several other services throughout Medway and further afield from Chatham Waterfront Bus Station. Other bus operators in Medway including Nu-Venture and ASD Coaches.  

Visit for further details on local bus services operating throughout Medway and timetables.  

Also, check out for Medway zone tickets offer a wide range of unlimited travel options for individuals or families. If the bus journeys are on the same day that you arrive by train, get a bargain PlusBus ticket for unlimited bus rides around the whole urban area.

By rail

Medway has five main rail stations: Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham. All have frequent services from London Victoria and Charing Cross. High speed trains also link Medway to London's St. Pancras International in just 35 minutes.

Southeastern offers a range of value for money train fares. For more information visit 

To plan your journey by rail phone 08457 484950 or visit or

Book your Train Tickets

Bike and Electric Car Rentals

EVision Electric Vehicles

We appreciate that our rural parts of Medway may be difficult to reach by public transport or if you do not have a bike.

However, EVision, based in Medway, offers a variety of electric cars, from the economy range to high-spec vehicles, that can be hired on a daily rate or longer; they will even deliver the vehicle to your accommodation.

Check out the EVision website for more details.

Cycle Hub Medway

For bike repairs and servicing, the Cycle Hub Medway offers free collection and delivery services across Medway. Visit the website for details.

Halfords Chatham

Call into Halfords Chatham for bike repairs, servicing, and the purchase of new bicycles and accessories. Visit the website for details.

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