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

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Train via Canterbury West  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Canterbury West
  2. Take the train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)

$25 - $35

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Bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, County Square to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade 10X
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Waterfront Bus Station 101 - Sapphire

$13 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Rainham (Kent)

$40 - $60

Taxi  •  34m

  1. Take a taxi from Ashford to Rainham 31.2 miles

$85 - $100

Drive  •  34m

  1. Drive from Ashford to Rainham 31.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Rainham is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Rainham is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Ashford, County Square and arriving at Rainham, Roberts Road via Maidstone, Pudding Lane and Waterfront Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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

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The distance between Ashford and Rainham is 19 miles. The road distance is 31.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Rainham without a car is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from Ashford to Rainham, including transfers.

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Ashford to Rainham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Ashford, County Square station.

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

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The best way to get from Ashford to Rainham is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £16 and takes 2h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Rainham.
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  • Distance: 19.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 34m

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Rainham via Canterbury West and Canterbury East in around 1h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Rainham via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, Maidstone, Pudding Lane, and Waterfront Bus Station in around 2h 10m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Ashford International to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, County Square to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ashford to Rainham
Ave. Duration
34m
Estimated price
$85 - $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 Rainham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Waterfront Bus Station.

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Ashford to Rainham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rainham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to Rainham is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34m to drive from Ashford to Rainham.

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