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Rochester Dickensian Christmas Park & Ride Service

Dickensian Christmas Festival - Park and Ride ( Saturday, 2 and Sunday, 3 December only)

Rochester town centre parking will be extremely limited during the festival weekend. We strongly advise visitors to use the park and ride service, which will operate from the University of Greenwich, adjacent to The Historic Dockyard Chatham between 9am-6pm every 10-12 minutes on both days of the Dickensian Christmas Festival.  

  • Follow the anchor signs, then the yellow directional signs
  • Return pick up point: Corporation Street bus stop outside the Adult Education Centre, Strood-bound carriageway
  • Last bus leaves Rochester at 6pm
  • £1.50 per adult for a return trip (under 16s free)
  • The park & ride service takes cash or contactless payments. 

Nu-Venture, which is operating the Park and Ride, can carry all wheelchairs subject to the conditions.  For details click here.

Full postal address for Park & Ride Site

University of Greenwich, Medway Campus 
Central Avenue 
Chatham Maritime
Kent  ME4 4TB

Public Transport

Alternatively, why not consider coming to the festival and markets by public transport?  

BUSES - For local bus services, these can be found on this page.

TRAIN - Park the car at your local rail station on the Southeastern network and come to Rochester by train.  To help you plan your journey, use the 'Live' trains timetable below or visit South Eastern Trains' website to plan your journey.



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