About Maidstone East Railway Station

Maidstone East Railway Station is one of three stations serving central Maidstone, Kent, and the only one currently running direct services to London. It was the first train station to begin operating in the large town, being opened under the name “Maidstone” in 1874.

See more of Maidstone

Maidstone is the county town of Kent, and a true gem of the “Garden of England”. Here, visitors will see charming orchards and hop gardens interspersed by picturesque villages and well-preserved heritage sites. A short drive away, you can visit Leeds Castle, which has served as a home to six queens of England, and the high-adrenaline family attraction Go Ape. The town itself boasts countless shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy, alongside fascinating cultural centres like the Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery.

Be fascinated by the Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery

Housed in a beautiful Elizabethan manor, the Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery is home to an incredible collection of exhibits, including musical instruments, art, ceramics, stained glass, and even an Egyptian mummy that’s Nearly 3,000 years old. With more than 660,000 objects, this unique museum will have something memorable to discover for people of all ages and tastes.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Maidstone East Railway Station? Travelodge Maidstone Central Hotel is a 10-minute drive away, and Travelodge Medway M2 Hotel can be reached in 20.