Planning your trip

Whether you prefer bus, train, car, bicycle and or your own legs, getting around Kent couldn’t be easier. A great network of roads, trails, paths and train lines run from town to town, leaving you with more time to experience the sheer beauty of Kent’s countryside.

By Car

Kent is very accessible by car with two motorways running through the county. There are also hundreds of non-motorway connecting roads for travelling between towns and cities. Charming country lanes help to keep smaller more remote villages connected, with many offering fantastic views across the Kent landscape.

Try the AA’s Route Planner to find out more detailed journey information. 

Want to stop and take a look around?

Car parks are available in most towns and cities; visit CarParks4U for more detailed location information.

By Bus and Coach

Enjoy a day out discovering Kent by on bus with our modern, integrated and accessible bus network, allowing you to get around Kent in comfortable and environmentally friendly way. There are two bus companies running services in Kent, Arriva to the west and Stagecoachto the east.  The coach service to use would be National Express.

By Train

Kent has a great rail network running through and around the county, making it the quickest mode of transport for visitors without a car. Kent’s network rail provider Southeastern runs services to and from over 90 railway stations in Kent, including High Speed services from London St. Pancras.

By Bike and by Foot

What better way is there to travel around the county than out in the fresh air? And you can experience Kent's history and beauty at the same time. There are paths that take you past castles, ancient churches, historic houses as well as many splendid and celebrated gardens.

With over 4,200 miles of public rights of way across countryside and coastline, it’s ideal for travelling around the county by bike or foot.