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Chatham Waterfront Bus Station

With its modern, coherent design, Chatham Waterfront Bus Station presents a welcoming reception to the bustling heart of Medway.

Bus services run from the station seven days a week serving destinations across Medway and Kent.

There are four platforms labelled A, B, C and D, each with a number of individual stops on them. Every stop has an electronic display showing timetabled information and also real time information for through services.

For information on bus services and to purchase tickets, visit the Travel Information Centre which is located on Platform A. It is open from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 5pm on Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Forthcoming works Chatham Bus Station

Improvement works to upgrade the current crossing points at Chatham Waterfront Bus Station will start on 20 February 2017 (off peak between 7pm - 5am). The works will take approximately 3 weeks to complete. For the protection of the public and the workforce there will be some road closures and a diversion route in place.

There will temporary closures of:

  • Waterfront Way at the junction with Globe Lane/Medway Street
  • Medway Street at the junction with Globe Lane/Waterfront Way

The roads will not be closed at the same time, and a signed diversion will be in place whenever there are road closures. Please note that buses may operate from different stands while works are going on.

Coaches

Coaches visiting Chatham Town Centre and the theatres are required to pre-book their visit at least 48 hours in advance if they wish to enter Chatham Bus Station. Coaches are only permitted to drop-off and collect passengers at bus stop D19 on Waterfront Way. No parking is allowed. Coaches must park at the Acorn Wharf coach park in Rochester. For more details and to book, download Chatham Town Centre coach drop off/pick up arrangements (pdf 549KB).

Connected Kent and Medway Smartcard

The Connected Kent and Medway Smartcard is a new way to pay for travel on certain buses instead of cash. Find out more and apply for a card.

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.