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X3 bus to Maidstone

Need to get to Maidstone? Our X3  buses provide all new journey opportunities if you’re travelling from Maidstone to Canterbury, Faversham or Sittingbourne. 

Whether you’re commuting to work, taking a shopping trip or visiting friends and family – our new X3 bus routes can take you there.  

With no direct trains running from Sittingbourne or Faversham to Maidstone, this route offers a speedy travel solution for your journey.

Our X3 bus service operates every hour, running via Bysing Wood at Faversham to pick up as many locals as possible.

Take a look at the full X3 bus timetable or plan your journey now. Simply enter where you’re travelling from and to and at what time. It will tell you the best journey options!

X3 Bus Ticket Information 

Going for a day out in Maidstone? You can get the bus to Maidstone and buy a ‘Swale & Maidstone’ DayRider on the Stagecoach bus app. It costs just £5.70 and gives you one day’s unlimited travel in the Swale and Maidstone zone. It’s easy with the app! You can buy a ticket when you like and activate it when you are ready to  travel.

Travelling to work? For unlimited travel in the Swale and Maidstone zone for a week, you can get a 7 Day MegaRider. With the app, there are plenty of ways to pay, including Apple Pay. Download the app now.

If you travel the X3 bus route regularly and you don’t want to worry about renewing your ticket, our Megarider Xtra allows you to pay for your bus travel using hassle-free automatic monthly payments. Payments are debited from your debit/credit card on the same date every month, so you no longer have to renew your ticket manually! It’s the best-value option too - it works out the cheapest price per day. 


For full range of ticket options for X3 bus routes, see the table below: