There are 5 ways to get from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Margate  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Margate

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Canterbury, Bus Station 1X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Westgate-on-Sea, St Mildred's Road (Recreation Ground) 8|the Breeze / ...

$12

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Westgate-on-Sea

$25 - $40

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea 34 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea 34 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) and arriving at Westgate-on-Sea, St Mildred's Road (Recreation Ground) via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ashford International and arriving at Westgate-on-Sea. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Ashford and Westgate-on-Sea is 26 miles. The road distance is 34 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs £17 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) station.

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Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Ashford International station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea is to train which takes 1 h and costs £17 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Westgate-on-Sea, St Mildred's Road (Recreation Ground) station.

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Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Westgate-on-Sea station.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 25.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Westgate-on-Sea, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Margate
Ave. Duration
47 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 Ashford International to Westgate-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Westgate-on-Sea, St Mildred's Road (Recreation Ground)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ashford to Westgate-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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