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There are 4 ways to get from London to Ashford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Ashford (Surrey)

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Bus, line 117 bus

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
  2. Take the line 117 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Ashford, Church Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington to Ashford

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Ashford
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The cheapest way to get from London to Ashford is to bus and line 117 bus which costs £4 and takes 1h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Ashford is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £45 - £55 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square and arriving at Ashford, Church Road via Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Ashford (Surrey). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between London and Ashford is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs £7 - £16.

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The train from London Waterloo to Ashford (Surrey) takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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London to Ashford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square station.

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London to Ashford train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from London to Ashford is to train which takes 35 min and costs £7 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus and line 117 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h 41m.

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Map of how to get from London to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Ashford (Surrey) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £7 - £16 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Ashford via Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre and Hounslow, The Bell in around 1h 41m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Ashford, Church Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington to Ashford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Topcars minicab
Phone
+44 20 8520 1112
Website
topcarsminicab.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Taxisnetwork
Phone
+44 20 3603 4135
Website
taxisnetwork.com
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
MinicabRide Limited
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
minicabride.com
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk

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London to Ashford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ashford, Church Road station.

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London to Ashford train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Ashford (Surrey) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Ashford is 18 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from London to Ashford.

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