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There are 4 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford by train, bus or car

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Train via Cambridge  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$67 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds to London Stratford also for Westfield National Express
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$40 - $59

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$71 - $106

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford 120 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Ashford International via Cambridge and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Ashford is 77 miles. The road distance is 120 miles.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford, including transfers.

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Bury St Edmunds to Ashford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Bury St Edmunds station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bury St Edmunds to Ashford is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Ashford. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 76.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from Bury St Edmunds to Ashford via Cambridge, London Kings Cross, and St Pancras International in around 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Bury St Edmunds to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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