Southern operates a train from Eastbourne to Ashford hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Hastings operates a bus from Eastbourne to Ashford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. 2 other operators also service this route.
From Eastbourne train to Ashford International. 1 h 9 min £23. From Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) bus to Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station, line 2 bus to Tenterden, The Vine (The Vine Inn), then line 2 bus to Ashford International Railway Station. 4 h 1 min £17. From Eastbourne taxi to Ashford. 1 h 7 min £118. From Eastbourne drive to Ashford. 1 h 7 min £9.