For the motorist, Dartford is linked to London via the A2. The A2 links Dartford to the Kent Coast via the M2 motorway which leads to Canterbury, and Dover.

Access to the M25 London Orbital Motorway is close, and the Dartford Tunnel / Queen Elizabeth II bridge gains access to Essex and the north M25 for travel to the North via the M1 and M11.

The southern section of the M25 gives access to the M20 to Maidstone, Folkestone and Dover, the M23 to Gatwick Airport and Brighton, the A3 to Guildford and Portsmouth, and the M3 to Southampton.

Dartford town centre has several car parks, details of which can be found in the parking section.