There are 5 ways to get from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Ebbsfleet International  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Ebbsfleet International
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International Eurostar / ...

$28 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) 101|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Ashford, County Square 10X

$15

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Ashford International

$40 - $60

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford 27.5 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford 27.5 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Strood, Canal Road and arriving at Ashford, County Square via Chatham Railway Station and Maidstone, The Cannon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Strood and arriving at Ashford International. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between City of Rochester-upon-Medway and Ashford is 24 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford, including transfers.

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City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham Railway Station.

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City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Strood station.

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The best way to get from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford is to train which takes 59 min and costs £20 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Ashford, County Square station.

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City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Map of how to get from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between City of Rochester-upon-Medway, England and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford via Strood and Ebbsfleet International in around 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford via Strood, Canal Road, Chatham, Fire Station, Chatham Railway Station, Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), and Maidstone, The Cannon in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Strood to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Strood to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$26 - $29
Premier
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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
Other operators
Taxi from City of Rochester-upon-Medway to Ashford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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