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

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Bus, train  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station Stansted Airport - London / ...
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

£28 - £55

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£42 - £78

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford 78.1 miles

£11 - £18

Towncar  •  1h 21m

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Ashford 78.1 miles

£30 - £120

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Ashford
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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Ashford International via Tottenham Hale station and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Ashford is 58 miles. The road distance is 78.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 44m and costs £27 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford.

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  • Distance: 58 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ashford via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and St Pancras International in around 1h 51m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£23 - £35
1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£26 - £50
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£26 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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 Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Ashford
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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