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There are 5 ways to get from Ashford to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Maidstone East
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone East station to Chatham, Cemetery 101 - Sapphire

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Chatham

$40 - $60

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford International station to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade 10X
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Chatham, Westmount Avenue 101 - Sapphire

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ashford to Chatham 27.1 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Chatham 27.1 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Chatham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Chatham is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford station to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Ashford International station and arriving at Chatham, Westmount Avenue via Maidstone, Pudding Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ashford International and arriving at Chatham. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Ashford and Chatham is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Chatham without a car is to train and bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Ashford to Chatham, including transfers.

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Ashford to Chatham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Ashford to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Ashford International station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Chatham is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Chatham, England?

You can take a bus from Ashford to Chatham via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade and Maidstone, Pudding Lane in around 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Ashford to Chatham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Ashford International to Chatham
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East station to Chatham, Cemetery
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Chatham, Westmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford International station to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ashford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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Ashford to Chatham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, Westmount Avenue station.

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Ashford to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Chatham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to Chatham is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Ashford to Chatham.

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