There are 5 ways to get from Gloucester to Ashford by train, bus or car

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Train via London  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£77 - £139

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent National Express / ...

£12 - £16

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Ashford International

£78 - £140

Bus, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Ashford International

£34 - £59

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Ashford 169.1 miles

£28 - £45

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Ashford is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Ashford is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Ashford, Kent via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Ashford International via Paddington and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Gloucester and Ashford is 144 miles. The road distance is 169.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Ashford without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 5m and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Gloucester to Ashford, including transfers.

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Gloucester to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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Gloucester to Ashford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gloucester station.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Ashford is to train via London which takes 3h 5m and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 143.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

You can take a train from Gloucester to Ashford via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and St Pancras International in around 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6h 50m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £85
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
£26 - £50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£26 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from London Victoria to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£27 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
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 Gloucester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express

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Gloucester to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ashford, Kent station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Ashford is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Gloucester to Ashford.

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