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There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

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

$29 - $47

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Bus  •  5 h

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

$21 - $26

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford 61.4 miles

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ashford 61.4 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Ashford, Kent via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Ashford International via Redhill and Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ashford is 45 miles. The road distance is 61.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £22 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford train services, operated by Southern, depart from Redhill station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £22 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 5 h.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford via Redhill and Tonbridge in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ashford
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ashford, Kent station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford.

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