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

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Train via London  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£69 - £114

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Bus  •  6h 35m

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

£30 - £40

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Ashford International

£69 - £120

Train #2  •  4h 22m

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

£46 - £95

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Bath to Ashford 169.2 miles

£27 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to Ashford is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Ashford is to train via London which costs £65 - £120 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Bath and arriving at Ashford, Kent via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bath to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Ashford International via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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The distance between Bath and Ashford is 142 miles. The road distance is 169.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Ashford without a car is to train via London which takes 2h 43m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Bath to Ashford, including transfers.

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

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Bath to Ashford train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bath Spa station.

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The best way to get from Bath to Ashford is to train via London which takes 2h 43m and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 141.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

You can take a train from Bath to Ashford via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and St Pancras International in around 2h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6h 35m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £80
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Train from London Charing Cross to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Train from London Waterloo East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
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 Bath to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £17
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National Express

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

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Bath to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Ashford is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Bath to Ashford.

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