Maidstone travel guide

Maidstone Tourism | Maidstone Guide

You're Going to Love Maidstone

With a population of 90,894, Maidstone is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Maidstone

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Dirty Habit (The Pilgrims Way) and The Tickled Trout (Lower Road West Farleigh) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Madisons (28/32 Gabriels Hill) and Percival’s Rest (West St, Harrietsham) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Maidstone.

When to visit Maidstone

Maidstone in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 107
1 night at 3-star hotel
Maidstone in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 107
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Maidstone

Plane

Although Maidstone doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), which is located 50 km from Maidstone. The shortest flight to Maidstone from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 35m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Maidstone, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Maidstone to Southampton takes 1h 31m and costs around S$ 27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 33m trip. Located 8 km from the city centre, Maidstone Hollingbourne is the busiest station in Maidstone. Another popular train station is Maidstone Wateringbury, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Maidstone is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 51 km from Maidstone. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Maidstone, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Maidstone takes 217 km and will cost you around S$ 9. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about S$ 11 for a journey of 225 km. Maidstone’s bus station is located 7 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Maidstone doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), which is located 50 km from Maidstone. The shortest flight to Maidstone from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 35m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Maidstone, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Maidstone to Southampton takes 1h 31m and costs around S$ 27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 33m trip. Located 8 km from the city centre, Maidstone Hollingbourne is the busiest station in Maidstone. Another popular train station is Maidstone Wateringbury, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Maidstone is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 51 km from Maidstone. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Maidstone, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Maidstone takes 217 km and will cost you around S$ 9. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about S$ 11 for a journey of 225 km. Maidstone’s bus station is located 7 km from the city centre.

Airports near Maidstone

Airlines serving Maidstone

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Maidstone

Most booked hotels in Maidstone

Who'd A Thought It
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 137+
Village Hotel Maidstone
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
S$ 147+
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
4 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
S$ 126+
Days Inn by Wyndham Maidstone
3 stars
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
S$ 77+

Hiring a car in Maidstone

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Maidstone (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40. The most frequently booked car type in Maidstone is Full-size (Volvo XC60 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Vauxhall Corsa or similar) is, on average, 53% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Maidstone (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40. The most frequently booked car type in Maidstone is Full-size (Volvo XC60 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Vauxhall Corsa or similar) is, on average, 53% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.