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Travel between Medway and London

The Stagecoach Express gets you between Medway (Gillingham, Chatham) and London in just over an hour for a fantastic price. With free Wi-Fi, power sockets and air-conditioning on every coach, the time will fly by.

The Stagecoach Express runs from the early hours to late at night, so you can make the journey whenever suits you - whether it's for a daily commute or a trip out for sightseeing.

 

Journey Information

Fares from: £6 single on megabus.com

Peak journey time:   1 hour 5 minutes from Chatham / 1 hour 35 minutes from Hempsted Valley Shopping Centre

Off-peak journey time:    40 minutes from Chatham / 1 hour 10 minutes from Hempsted Valley Shopping Centre

Timetable: There are 15 departures per day on Mondays to Fridays. At weekend (and bank holidays) there are 14 departures per day. Click here  to view the full timetable. 

Distance: 30 miles from Chatham / 34 miles from Hempsted Valley Shopping Centre

Bus operators: Stagecoach

Destinations: Hempsted Valley Shopping Centre, Stop C / Rainham Mark (Eastcourt Lane) / Chatham Waterfront, Bus Station Stop C14 / Chatham Maritime (St George's Centre) and North Greenwich underground station.

 

Our Medway (Gillingham,  Chatham) to London service is significantly cheaper than the cost of off-peak rail fares for the same journey. The Stagecoach Express offers comfortable and speedy travel for a great price. 

 

How can I buy a ticket?

You can either book in advance (to guarantee a seat) at megabus.com or just pay the driver onboard the Stagecoach Express. Contactless payments, Apple Pay and Google Pay are all accepted on our coaches. 

Discounts are available for students with ID and concessionary pass holders when purchasing a ticket on board the coach. 

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Journey

Single ticket at megabus.com

Return ticket at megabus.com

Medway to London  

 £6.00 - plus £1 booking fee  £12.00 - plus £1 booking fee

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 Journey Single ticket on the coach Return ticket on the coach
Medway to London  £8.00 £13.50

 

Why board the Express?

  • Free WiFi
  • Contactless payments
  • Power Sockets
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Disabled Access

 

Stagecoach Express linear map 

Jump on a tube at North Greenwich with quick links to Stratford and London Bridge on the Jubilee line. 

 

FAQs

How long does it take to travel from Chatham to London with Stagecoach Express?

It takes, on average, about 40 minutes during the off-peak and 1 hour 5 minutes at peak times. 

  

How long does it take to travel from Medway (Hempsted Valley Shopping Centre) to London with Stagecoach Express?

It takes about 1 hour 10 minutes during the off-peak and 1 hour 30 minutes at peak times. 

  

Is this a direct service from Medway / Chatham to London?

Yes, this is a direct service. 

 

What is the distance between Chatham and London?

The distance between Chatham Waterfront and North Greenwich Station is 30 miles.

 

What is the distance between Medway and London?

The distance between Hempsted Valley Shopping Centre and North Greenwich Station is 34 miles. 

 

What time is the first coach from Chatham to London?

The first coach from Chatham Waterfront departs at 06:04.

 

What time is the first coach from London to Chatham?

The first coach from London departs at 08:15. 

 

What time is the last coach from Chatham to London?

The last coach from Chatham Waterfront departs at 22:12.

 

What time is the last coach from London to Chatham?

The last coach from London departs at 23:10. 

 

If you have a question, either about Stagecoach or our Stagecoach Express service in particular, you're likely to find the answer over on our   FAQs page. However, if you can't find what you need our friendly team are always on hand to help - feel free to contact the   Stagecoach team    if you need assistance prior, during or after your journey.