There are 4 ways to get from Ashford to West Malling by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to West Malling

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade 10X
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to West Malling, Town Hill (Railway Bridge) 570 / ...

$12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ashford to West Malling 26.4 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to West Malling 26.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to West Malling is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to West Malling is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford station to West Malling. However, there are services departing from Ashford International Railway Station and arriving at West Malling, Town Hill (Railway Bridge) via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ashford International and arriving at West Malling. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Ashford and West Malling is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to West Malling without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs £11 - £16.

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The train from Ashford International to West Malling takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ashford to West Malling bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Ashford International Railway Station.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to West Malling.
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  • Distance: 22.7 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Ashford, England and West Malling, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Ashford to West Malling hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to West Malling via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to West Malling
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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, Royal Star Arcade to West Malling, Town Hill (Railway Bridge)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to West Malling, Town Hill (Railway Bridge)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ashford to West Malling
Ave. Duration
28 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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