York to Maidstone by train

  • First train
    04:40
  • Last train
    22:21
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 10m
  • Distance
    318 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 6m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from York to Maidstone by train

Fast trains from York to Maidstone take around 3 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 318 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Maidstone.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Maidstone?

Journeys between York and Maidstone usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from York to Maidstone every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from York to Maidstone?

The York to Maidstone train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the York to Maidstone train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Maidstone is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:38, and the last at 21:35.

When to book York to Maidstone train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from York to Maidstone by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Maidstone?

More than one train company operates on the route from York to Maidstone, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Maidstone to York by train

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Child and youth passengers

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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