There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge 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 via London Kings Cross  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Eurostar / ...

$51 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Stratford also for Westfield National Express
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$35 - $52

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 56 min

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

$54 - $84

Train Greater Anglia  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Ashford International

$55 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Ashford 99.4 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Ashford International via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Ashford is 80 miles. The road distance is 99.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Cambridge to Ashford, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Ashford train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Ashford is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Cambridge to Ashford.

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There are 664+ hotels available in Ashford. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 80.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Ashford via London Kings Cross and St Pancras International in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.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
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from London Bridge to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
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
$57 - $63
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 Cambridge Parkside to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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