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By Car

The Kent Event Centre at the Kent Showground is ideally suited for arrival by car. It is located on the A249 which is a busy dual carriageway.

From the M20 Motorway. Exit the motorway at junction 7 and follow signs to Sittingbourne and Sheerness A249. The Kent Showground is clearly marked and is approximately 2 miles from the junction.

From the M2 Motorway. Exit the motorway at junction 5, signposted Maidstone A249. The Kent Showground is approximately 5 miles from the junction.

The postcode is ME14 3JF. Please note that it is best to follow the signs as you near the Showground rather than a sat nav.

By Public Transport

By Rail – The nearest train station is Maidstone East. View the timetable below or for more rail enquiries telephone: 08457 48 49 50.

The Channel Tunnel is within a 40 minute drive (35 miles).  Ashford International is a 20 minute drive (20 miles).


By Air – Gatwick Airport is just 41 miles and a 45 minute drive away.

By Ferry – Dover is within a 45 minute drive and 38 miles away.

By Taxi – Streamline 01622 750000, Express Cabs 01622 69000, Sapphire Cabs 01622 663000, Angels Express 01622 201020 Driven by women for women