Getting to Medway

A visit to Medway couldn’t be easier. We’re just 30 miles from London and 40 miles from the Channel ports and Eurotunnel. 

By road

When travelling by road, there's easy access from London and the Kent coast on the M2/A2 and M20 motorways, linking with the M25. There are direct links from the A2/M2 to Rochester/Chatham/Gillingham via the A289 Medway Tunnel.

If you’re travelling by car, the following car parks are available:

Parking charges apply. All of the above include disabled bays.


For coaches, please contact if you require a space.  

Regular National Express coaches run from London Victoria to the area.

By rail

Medway has five mainline rail stations – Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham. All have frequent services from London mainline stations. The high-speed train from St. Pancras takes just 35 minutes to reach Medway. Plan your rail journey on the National Rail Enquiries website.

Rail travel from Europe to Medway is faster and easier by Eurostar. Ebbsfleet International Station is only 20 minutes from Medway.

By air

Medway is less than an hour’s drive from Gatwick, London City and Stansted airports. Heathrow and Luton are just 90 minutes' drive. There are excellent road and rail links to all airports.

By bus

Bus services in Medway are provided by Arriva, ASD coaches, Nu-Venture and Chalkwell. Find details of bus routes throughout Medway and timetables.

Travel updates

For the latest travel and traffic news, visit BBC Travel - Kent, Traffic England updates or follow @medway_council and @MedwayHighways on Twitter.