There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Eurostar / ...

$44 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Maidstone, King Street (Week Street) to Ashford, County Square 10X

$26 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 1 min

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

$31 - $48

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 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford is to drive which costs £9 - £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 takes 1 h 3 min and costs £9 - £15.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ashford is 72 km. The road distance is 98 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford, including transfers.

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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, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Ashford, County Square via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, King Street (Week Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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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 St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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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 London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue), and Maidstone, King Street (Week Street) in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
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
$29 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Tonbridge to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$58 - $64
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, King Street (Week Street) to Ashford, County Square
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ashford
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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