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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Southeastern  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Eurostar / ...

$53 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Ashford, County Square 10X

$27

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  2. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International

$39 - $60

Bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, North Road to Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station 12|Coaster / ...
  2. Take the train from Eastbourne to Ashford International

$34 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Ashford 83.6 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Ashford is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Ashford is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Brighton, St Peter's Church and arriving at Ashford, County Square via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, The Cannon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Ashford International via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Ashford is 50 miles. The road distance is 83.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Brighton to Ashford, including transfers.

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Brighton to Ashford bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, depart from Brighton, St Peter's Church station.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 49.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Ashford via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Ashford via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, The Cannon in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$58 - $63
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Eastbourne to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, North Road to Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Ashford, County Square
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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