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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Ebbsfleet International  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Ebbsfleet International
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Chatham

$28 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, County Square to Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade 10X
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham, Westmount Avenue 101|Sapphire

$13

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Chatham

$40 - $60

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ashford to Chatham 27.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Chatham 27.1 miles

$5 - $9

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Chatham via Ebbsfleet International in around 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Chatham via Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade and Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Chatham
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
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 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford International Station to Ebbsfleet International Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $29
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$27 - $29
Premier
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, County Square to Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Chatham, Westmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ashford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ashford and Chatham is 35 km. The road distance is 43 km.

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

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Ashford, County Square and arriving at Chatham, Westmount Avenue via Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 58 min to get from Ashford to Chatham, including transfers.