There are 3 ways to get from Colchester to Ashford by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$47 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100
  3. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International Est

$29 - $43

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Ashford 91.5 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Ashford is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Ashford is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Ashford is 52 miles. The road distance is 91.5 miles.

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

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

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Ashford via Stratford (London) and Stratford International in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$26 - $29
Premier
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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