Getting to Chatham

By Train

Chatham is easily accessible via regular train services departing from and arriving at London Victoria (1 hour) and London Charing Cross (1 hour), and from St Pancras International (40 mins) via the new HS1 Highspeed Service.

Go to for rail information. 
For a full Southeastern Rail Network Map click here

By Road

If you are using Sat. Nav., insert the postcode ME4 4TY and look for the brown tourist signs to find the visitor car park and entrance to The Historic Dockyard Chatham, insert ME4 4HF for Sun Pier House, and ME4 4UB for Fort Amherst.

The quickest and easiest route to The Historic Dockyard by road is via the A2/M2 junction 1 then follow the brown tourist signs and use the A289 (Wainscott Bypass) and the Medway Tunnel.Chatham is only an hour’s drive from London, Dover and the Channel Tunnel and a short distance from the M25.
From Junctions 1 and 4 of the M2: Follow the A289 to the Medway Tunnel. At the tunnel follow signs to Chatham and the brown tourist signs to the Visitor Entrance and car park at the north end of the site.

From Junction 3 of the M2 and Junction 6 of the M20: Follow the signs to Chatham, A229, then A230 and A231 and the brown tourist signs to the Visitor Entrance and car park at the north end of the site.

By air

Once in Chatham/Rochester



We recommend that where possible you take in TÖNE on foot. A suggested route around the works is marked on the programme. The walk from Rochester or ChathaTrainStation or from Chatham town centre, to POP, 64-66 HIgh Street or Sun Pier takes just a few minutes. Sun Pier to The Historic Dockyard, either along Gun Wharf or past Fort Amherst takes around 20 minutes. The Historic Dockyard to LV21 is around 30 minutes.

There are taxi ranks outside both stations, and severeal private hire taxi companies, eg. Vokes 01634 222222, ABC 01634 840840

A bus interchange can be found at Chatham Train Station and Bus Stop B is marked for buses to The Historic Dockyard and Chatham Maritime.

Venue addresses

The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TE

Sun Pier House, Sun Pier, Medway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4HF

POP, 64-66 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4DS

Fort Amherst,  Dock Road, Chatham,  Kent ME4 4UB

Gun Wharf, Gun Wharf Dock Rd, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR

LV21, Gillingham Pier, Pier Approach Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1RX