Road network

Kent has a a comprehensive road system including 4 motorways. Click on the map on the right to open Google Maps.

The A2 eastbound from  London takes you to the Medway towns where Chatham Memorial Synagogue is situated. It then becomes the M2 motorway, which continues onto Canterbury. From Canterbury, it joins the A2 to the port of Dover or the A299 Thanet Way, leading to Margate and Ramsgate.

The A20 eastbound from London, becomes the M20 after it crosses the M25, London Orbital Motorway. The M20 takes you to Maidstone, Ashford, via the Channel Tunnel Terminal to the port of Folkestone.





Rail links

Kent has mainline rail services from all parts of the county, the majority of which terminate at Charing Cross or Victoria stations in London. These services are operated by South Eastern Trains.

In addition to this, high speed trains run from various parts of Kent to St Pancras International station in London.

The Eurostar service runs from St Pancras International to Paris and Brussels. Many of these trains stop at either Ebbsfleet International or Ashford International stations en route to the continent.

  For further rail information, click on the following links:




Cross Channel links

Kent has links to the near continent by ferry from Dover or through the channel tunnel by car from Folkestone on Le Shuttle operated by Euro Tunnel.


The nearest major airport is London Gatwick, which can be reached via the M25 and M23 motorways. A limited number of flights operate from Manston airport in east Kent

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Jewish Kent - Website last updated 18 March 2014