There are 3 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  •  1 h 46 min

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. 7 / ...
  2. 10X

$27

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. 83.6 miles

$17 - $26

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

Southern operates a train from Brighton to Ashford hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Ashford via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone Town Centre, The Cannon in around 4 h 26 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Town Centre, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, The Cannon to Ashford, County Square
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Ashford is 79 km. The road distance is 134 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brighton and arriving at Ashford International. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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 Town Centre, The Cannon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

The train from Brighton to Ashford International takes 1 h 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.