There are 6 ways to get from Canterbury to Ashford International Station by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ashford International

$10 - $15

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Rideshare  •  49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Canterbury to Ashford 15.7 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 1X / ...

$7

Bus via Wincheap, York Road  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Wincheap, York Road to Ashford International Railway Station 1A

$8

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Ashford International Station 15.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Ashford International Station 15.1 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canterbury, Bus Station station and arriving at Ashford, Park Street (Charter House). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Ashford International. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Ashford International Station is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Ashford International Station without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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The train from Canterbury West to Ashford International takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Canterbury to Ashford International Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station.

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Canterbury to Ashford International Station train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Ashford International Station is to train which takes 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Canterbury to Ashford International Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Ashford International Station.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Ashford International Station, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Ashford International Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Canterbury to Ashford International Station hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wincheap, York Road to Ashford International Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Canterbury to Ashford
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Canterbury to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Ashford International Station is 15 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Canterbury to Ashford International Station.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Canterbury and Ashford International Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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