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There are 4 ways to get from Ashford to Guildford by train, bus or car

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Train via Tonbridge  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Guildford

$38 - $60

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Bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, Kent to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford National Express

$29 - $37

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$40 - $58

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Ashford to Guildford 74.9 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Guildford is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Guildford is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Ashford, Kent and arriving at Guildford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Ashford International and arriving at Guildford via Tonbridge and Redhill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between Ashford and Guildford is 63 miles. The road distance is 74.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Guildford without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £29 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Ashford to Guildford, including transfers.

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Ashford to Guildford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ashford, Kent station.

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

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The best way to get from Ashford to Guildford is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £29 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £29 and takes 4h 20m.

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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Guildford via Tonbridge and Redhill in around 2h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Guildford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 4h 20m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redhill to Guildford
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ashford, Kent to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express

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Ashford to Guildford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Guildford station.

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Ashford to Guildford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Guildford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to Guildford is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Ashford to Guildford.

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