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Buses to Medway Maritime Hospital

Several bus companies have services that go to and from Medway Maritime Hospital.

At Medway Maritime Hospital the bus stop is positioned about 90m to the right of the main reception of the hospital. Within the main entrance reception there is an information screen giving details of bus departures from the hospital.

If you're travelling from Chatham Waterfront bus station you'll have to go to Platform B10 for the 116 service and 121 (on Sundays, the 132 departs from Platform B9).


The following Arriva buses serve Medway Maritime Hospital

The 116 (pdf 66KB) service offers a 30-minute frequency Monday to Saturday to and from Medway Maritime Hospital. The route continues through Chatham, Chatham Maritime, Gillingham, Twydall, Rainham, Parkwood/Wigmore, Hempstead Valley and Hemspstead.

  • The 121 (pdf 56KB) service runs from Rainham, Otterham Park, Darland, Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Chatham. There are four journeys a day Monday to Friday, and seven journeys on Saturday (Darland - Chatham only on Saturdays)
  • The 132 (pdf 71KB) Service runs half hourly on Sundays from Hempstead Valley to Chatham via Rainham, and Medway Maritime Hospital.
  • The 177 (pdf 77KB) service runs from Walderslade via Wayfield to Chatham to Gillingham St Marks' Church via the hospital every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday, and hourly on Sundays.
  • The 176 service also run from Walderslade to Lower Gillingham

Please download the Arriva Medway Network Map September 2016 (727KB pdf file)

July 23- Minor Changes to Arriva Timetables.

Please note that from Sunday 23 July there are minor timing changes to the following Arriva services- 113, 116, 120, 121, 132, 140, 141, 145, 166, 182, 191, 700. New timetables can be downloaded on our bus timetables page.


  • The 326/327 (pdf 57KB) service runs on an hourly basis Monday to Saturday.


  • The 131 (pdf 56KB) service runs twice daily in each direction between Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham, Lower Rainham, Rainham and Twydall.

July 24- Changes to the Nu-Venture 130/131 service

From July 24 there are some timetable changes on the 130/131 timetable. This includes the retiming of journeys to a more even spread during the day. Some journeys have been removed which had very low patronage such as the 0716 from Maidstone to Twydall. All journeys now terminate at Twydall Shops rather than the Will Adams Centre in Beechings Way. The new timetable can be downloaded here

Connected Kent and Medway Smartcard

The Kent and Medway Connected Smartcard is a new way to pay for travel on buses instead of cash. It can be used on the following operators only:

  • ASD Coaches
  • Autocar
  • Chalkwell
  • Farleigh Coaches
  • Go Coach
  • Nu-Venture

Please note that it can not be used on Arriva buses.

For more information on the scheme please visit our Connected Kent and Medway page or visit http://www.connectedkentandmedway.org/

Discovery Ticket

Find out about the new Discovery Bus Ticket which will give you and your family unlimited travel across Medway, Kent and the South of England.