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Make a short trip even simpler when you come on board the train from Chatham to Rochester. Early morning services are perfect for commuters and students alike, while services continue throughout the day for shopping trips and historic adventures at the cathedral or castle. The banks of the Medway are there to explore too. Why not plan ahead with confidence – use our journey planner to book the best value train tickets from Chatham to Rochester available.  

Journey information from Chatham to Rochester

  • How long is the average journey duration from Chatham to Rochester? 0 hours 3 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Chatham to Rochester? 0 hours 3 minutes
  • When is the first train from Chatham to Rochester? 04:04
  • When is the last train from Chatham to Rochester? 23:40
  • How many services run for Chatham to Rochester today? 140

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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