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

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Train via Tonbridge  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Redhill
  2. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge
  3. Take the train from Tonbridge to Ashford International

$37 - $60

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

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

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Ashford International

$40 - $58

Bus, train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station 32
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Ashford International

$38 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Guildford to Ashford 75.6 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Ashford is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guildford to Ashford is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guildford to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Guildford and arriving at Ashford, Kent via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Guildford to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Guildford and arriving at Ashford International via Redhill and Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Guildford and Ashford is 63 miles. The road distance is 75.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Guildford to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Guildford to Ashford, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Guildford to Ashford is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £28 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Guildford to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Guildford to Ashford via Redhill and Tonbridge in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guildford to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Redhill
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Tonbridge to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from London Waterloo East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
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 Guildford to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Guildford to Ashford is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Guildford to Ashford.

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