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There are 6 ways to get from Ashford to Medway by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Maidstone East
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone East station to Waterfront Bus Station 101 - Sapphire

Cheapest option

Train via Paddock Wood  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Paddock Wood
  2. Take the train from Paddock Wood to Strood

$27 - $38

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford International station to Maidstone, Earl Street 10X
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Earl Street to Waterfront Bus Station 101 - Sapphire

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Strood

$40 - $60

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ashford to Medway 30.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Medway 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Medway is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Medway is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford station to Medway station. However, there are services departing from Ashford International station and arriving at Waterfront Bus Station via Maidstone, Earl Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ashford International and arriving at Strood. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Ashford and Medway is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Medway without a car is to train and bus which takes 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Ashford to Medway, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ashford to Medway is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £20 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Medway.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Medway via Paddock Wood in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Medway via Maidstone, Earl Street in around 1 h 45 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 Paddock Wood
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Paddock Wood to Strood
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Ashford International to Strood
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 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
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone East station to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Earl Street to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 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, Earl Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from Ashford to Medway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk

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Ashford to Medway bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Waterfront Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to Medway is 30 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Ashford to Medway.

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