How to get to Rochester..
+ BY TRAIN
You can catch the 'normal train' SouthEastern trains from London Victoria Station(You can catch the trains from other London Stations, e.g. Waterloo)
There are two 'fast trains' that take around 45mins. They normally leave twice an hour, usually from platform 1 - 6
There are two more ’slow trains' that take around 1hr. They normally leave twice an hour, usually from platform 1 - 6
You can catch the 'High Speed train'. Trains leave from Kings Cross ST. Pancras Station
The trains normally takes around 35mins & they leave twice an hour, usually from platform 11 - 13
Here’s a great app to check times..
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+ BY CAR
Rochester is easy to get to with loads of ways in. Feed your sat nav with the postcode ME1 1NH and you will be taken to the new train station where you'll find a handfull of long and short stay carparks just 2 minute walk from the High Street and it's sights.
Rochester is signed pretty well on the road network, plus look out for the brown tourist attractions signs. There is easy access from London and the Kent coast on the M2/A2 and M20 motorways, linking with the M25. There are direct links from A2/M2 to Rochester via the A289/Medway Tunnel.
Coming from the airport?
Rochester is 45 miles from Gatwick Airport via the M23/M25/A2/M2. It's 65 miles from Heathrow Airport, via the M25/A2/M2 and 52 miles from Stansted via, M11/M25/A2/M2.
+ WHERE TO PARK
All Rochester's car parks are a stones throw from the High Street. All of which are pretty affordable (£1.50 for 5hrs) and there is also a long stay multi story behind the new station.
Below is a map high-lighting the closest car parks.