Plan your visit

Practical information

Getting to Kent couldn't be easier. Situated in the south-east corner of England, Kent is an easy place to get to whether you are travelling by road, rail or air. London is just half an hour away by high speed rail, and as the closest point to mainland Europe, Kent is well-placed for visitiors travelling from the Continent. 

There are frequent Channel crossings between Kent and France. Travel to Kent for your Front Line adventure with P&O Ferries. Choose from one of the 46 daily Dover – Calais sailings for a relaxing and refreshing journey, arriving in just 90 minutes.

For travel partners including tour operators and travel agents P&O Ferries offers a quick, direct route to booking ferry crossings online, including a multi user login facility. Find out about routes and more at

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Travelling around Kent 

Kent has amodern and accessible bus network, there are two bus companies that run services, Arriva to the west and Stagecoach in the east.

Kent also has a great rail network running throughout the county. Southeastern is Kent's rail provider, running services to more than 90 stations in Kent, including high-speed services from London. 

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Places to Stay

If you are planning to stay a few days in Kent to explore the Garden of England's frontline connections, Kent offers a huge variety of accommodation to suit. From luxury hotels and charming Bed and Breakfasts, to self-catering Kentish cotttages or camping and caravanning, visitors are well-served for choices.

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