Published: Tuesday, 4th December 2018

There will be changes to travel timetables in Medway at Christmas and New Year.

You can stay up to date with transport services on Arriva Kent and Medway’s Facebook page or on Twitter @ArrivaKent.

Full details are also available from the travel providers:

Download the Christmas and New Year transport arrangements

Christmas bus timetable changes

Sunday 23 December 2018

Normal Sunday services will run.


Monday 24 December 2018

Medway Mobility and M1 services will not be operating.

The 783 ASD is running a special timetable for changes train times.

The National Express service 007 and 022 will run normally but the following services will not be running:

  • 6.50pm from Ramsgate to London
  • 8.30pm from Dover to London
  • 11pm from London to Dover

There will be changes to the following Arriva bus services:

  • 101
  • 120/121
  • 132
  • 140/141
  • 151
  • 166
  • 176/177
  • 191
  • 700

View the Arriva Christmas and New Year timetable changes on the Arriva website


Tuesday 25 December 2018

There will be no services running except the National Express which will be running a limited service 3 times in each direction between Canterbury, Hempstead Valley, Maidstone and London.

There will also be one service operating to and from Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate.

Explore the National Express timetables to plan your journey


Wednesday 26 December 2018

There will be no services running except the:


Thursday 27 December 2018

There will be a Saturday timetable running except the:

  • 120/121 Arrive will be running a normal Monday to Friday timetable
  • 783 ASD will run a special timetable for changed train times
  • Medway Mobility ASD will run a normal service
  • M1 will not be running

Friday 28 December 2018

There will be a Saturday timetable running except the:

  • 120/121 Arrive will be running a normal Monday to Friday timetable
  • 783 ASD will run a special timetable for changed train times
  • Medway Mobility ASD will run a normal service
  • M1 will not be running

Saturday 29 December 2018

Normal Saturday service.


Sunday 30 December 2018

Normal Sunday service.


Monday 31 December 2018

Medway Mobility ASD and the 783 ASD will run a normal service.

M1 will not be running.

The National Express will run a normal Sunday service but the following services will not be running:

  • 6.50pm from Ramsgate to London
  • 8.30pm from Dover to London
  • 11pm from London to Dover

There will be changes to the following Arriva bus services:

  • 101
  • 120/121
  • 132
  • 140/141
  • 151
  • 166
  • 176/177
  • 191
  • 700

View the Arriva Christmas and New Year timetable changes on the Arriva website


Tuesday 1 January 2019

Normal Sunday service except the:


Wednesday 2 January 2019

Normal non-school day services resume.

All Arriva services will be running a non-school day service.


Chatham Waterfront bus station

The bus station will be open at all times that bus services are running.

View the Christmas opening times for Chatham Waterfront bus station


Rail service changes

Southeastern, Thameslink and Network Rail have confirmed their timetable arrangements over the Christmas and New Year period.

Southeastern

View Southeastern’s amended Christmas and New Year timetables.

You can also stay up to date with travel updates in the Christmas and New Year period on Twitter @SERailway. You can also contact Southeastern online, or call their customer services team on 0345 322 7021 (calls are charged at a local rate and may be recorded) or Textphone 0800 783 4548 (for the hearing impaired).

Thameslink

View Thameslink’s amended Christmas and New Year timetables.

You can also stay up to date with travel updates in the Christmas and New Year period on Twitter @TLRailUK. You can also contact Thameslink online, or call 0345 026 4700 from 7am to 10pm every day, except Christmas Day.


Commuter coach services

Clarkes of London

  • Friday 21 December - Normal timetable in operation
  • Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 December- no services
  • Monday 24 December - Christmas timetable in operation
  • Tuesday 25 – Wednesday 26 December- No services
  • Thursday 27 and Friday 28 December- Christmas timetable in operation
  • Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 December - no services
  • Monday 31 December - Christmas timetable in operation
  • Tuesday 1 January 2019- No services
  • Wednesday 2 January 2019– Normal services resume

Visit timetable changes to Clarkes Coaches

Kings Ferry

  • Friday 21 December - Normal services except
  • 13 December and 20 December - Extra 723 service leaving London at 10pm
  • Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 December- No services
  • Monday 24 December - Some amendments on morning journeys, and extra PM journeys leaving London from 1pm
  • Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December - No services
  • Thursday 27 and Friday 28 December- Christmas timetable in operation. Extra 723b service is operation at 22.00
  • Saturday 29 and Sunday 29 December - No services
  • Monday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) - Christmas timetable in operation
  • Tuesday 1 January 2019 - No services
  • Wednesday 2 January 2019 – Normal services resume

View timetable changes to Kings Ferry

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