How to get from London to Ashford

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Recommended option

Train  •  38 min

  1. Est

$29 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 55.9 miles

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. National Express / ...

$9 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. 55.9 miles

$12 - $18

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

Southeastern operates a train from London to Ashford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 38 min. Eurostar also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Ashford twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$58 - $64
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Ashford
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Ashford is 80 km. The road distance is 89 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Ashford is to rideshare which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Ashford is to train which takes 38 min and costs £21 - £40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Pancras International and arriving at Ashford International. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Ashford, Park Street (Charter House). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

The train from St Pancras International to Ashford International takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.