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How do you pay for the bus in Maidstone?

How do you pay for the bus in Maidstone?

Bus passengers in Maidstone and Medway can pay using contactless cards from this weekend. From this weekend, you will be able to buy bus tickets using contactless payments in Medway and Maidstone. Arriva now accepts debit and credit cards, as well as Apple and Android Pay from phones.

Is Maidstone Bus Station open?

Maidstone Bus Station was opened yesterday (Thursday 7 October 2021) ahead of welcoming customers back to a safer, brighter and refurbished space with new fire safety equipment, improved CCTV and lighting.

What number bus goes to Maidstone?

The 82 is the first Bus that goes to Maidstone Town Centre. It stops nearby at 05:34.

How much is the bus from Sheerness to Maidstone?

The road distance is 20.1 miles. How do I travel from Sheerness to Maidstone without a car? The best way to get from Sheerness to Maidstone without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 23m and costs £7 – £20.

Do Kent buses accept cash?

People should always have a means of payment for their bus journey and we are happy to accept cash or contactless card payment.

Can I use my bus pass on the park and ride Maidstone?

No they can’t.

Does Maidstone have park and ride?

The Park and Ride services run Monday to Saturday with no service on Sundays or Bank Holidays. The easiest way to reach Maidstone city centre is by using Park and Ride.

What time is the next bus from Kemsley to Sittingbourne?

Sittingbourne – Kemsley

Sittingbourne Bus Hub (Stop 1) 07:35 09:05
Kemsley, opp Toy Town Estate 07:44 09:14
Kemsley, opp Adisham Green 07:45 09:15
Kemsley, adj Puttney Drive 07:46 09:16
Kemsley, opp Newman Drive Pond 07:47 09:17

Can I use my Kent bus Pass in London?

People who live in Greater London can use their passes on buses, the Tube and some overground train services. Passes issued outside Greater London are valid only on London buses. So, unless you pay, you will be denied the pleasure of travelling underground in temperatures that would make it illegal to transport cattle.

Does Maidstone have Park and Ride?

What kind of buses does Maidstone and district use?

Maidstone & District became part of the National Bus Company(NBC) on 1 January 1969. The company purchased several batches of Leyland Leopardsfor both bus and coach work. An unusual order was for a fleet of 30 two-door Marshall single deck vehicles based on Daimler Fleetline 33 ft. chassis for one person operation in the Medway Towns.

What happened to the old bus depots in Maidstone?

The 1980s saw a number of depot closures, notably the Maidstonedepot in Knightrider Street (following co-ordination of local services with Maidstone Borough Council Transportunder the Maidstone Area Bus Services banner) and the relatively new facility at Tonbridge.

When was the first steam bus run in Maidstone?

In 1908 a hired Darracq-Serpollet steam busmade a trial run from Londonto Maidstone. A public service commenced a week later between Maidstone and Chatham. In July, a further service was introduced between north Maidstone and the Athletic Ground via Maidstone West railway station.

Who owns the Maidstone omnibus service?

In 1910, the undertaking was purchased by Walter Flexman French, who named the company the Maidstone, Chatham, Gravesend & District Motor Omnibus Service. It was registered as Maidstone & District Motor Services Limited in March 1911.