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Travelling to Faversham

Travel by road to Faversham


Faversham is situated very conveniently about half a mile north of the M2 motorway and the A2 in north Kent.
Travelling from London [53 miles], take the A2 and M2, turning off at junction 6 of the M2 and follow the signs for Faversham
Travelling from Dover [25 miles] or Canterbury [10 miles] on the A2, turn off at the roundabout at the start of the M2 motorway and follow the signs.
Travelling from Ashford [14 miles], take the A251 out of Ashford and follow the signs for Faversham.
Travelling from Maidstone [19 miles], take the A249 from the M20 to the M2, following the signs for Dover and Canterbury, and then turn off at junction 6 of the M2.

To plan your journey by road, go to the online RAC Route Planner

Travel by rail to Faversham


Faversham is on the main railway line from London to Canterbury, Dover and Ramsgate. Trains from London - Victoria normally run every half hour with a fastest journey time of 70mins.
London - St Pancras to Faversham, normally run every half hour, journey time 68mins
Trains from Canterbury East [15 mins], Dover [33 mins] and Ramsgate [37 mins] normally run every half hour.

              Buy train tickets on-line

Faversham railway station is a short walk away from the town centre. Town Map
Alternatively, taxis are normally available outside the station.

To find out about Eurostar to and from Ashford International station, please go to Eurostar.

Travel by Bus to Faversham

Click here for a link to Chalkwell Buses  

333 Faversham - Davington - Oare - Luddenham 
333/335 Sittingbourne - Bapchild - Teynham - Oare - Faversham 
662 Sittingbourne - Bapchild - Teynham - Lynsted - Faversham 
664 Sittingbourne - Bapchild - Conyer - Teynham - Lynsted 
666 Sheldwich - Faversham 

Click here for a link to Arriva buses

333 - Maidstone - Sittingbourne - Faversham - Oare
South East
Timetable effective from Sunday, 10 April 2011

Bus Routes in Kent, click here for link to KCC

Travel by sea to Faversham

Faversham by Sea

Faversham lies at the head of Faversham Creek, a drying creek running south off the Swale at Harty Ferry off the River Thames estuary. Access to the creek is available around +/- 1.5hr HW with berthing available for visitors at Front Brents jetty or the town quay.
Alternatively access to Faversham can also be made by berthing in Oare Creek.

Harty Ferry has a number of full-tide mooring buoys, owned by boatyards in Oare and Faversham, which can be used for waiting for the tide to access either Faversham or Oare creeks.

For information about navigating, berthing, marine services, yacht clubs etc , please go to our pages on Faversham Creek and/or Oare Creek