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 1 min

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

$30 - $48

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Line 400 bus, line 291 bus, line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) 400
  2. Take the line 291 bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon 7 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Ashford, County Square 10X

$29

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 - $250

Questions & Answers

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 East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road), Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, The Cannon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 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 Redhill and Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 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 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 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 Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 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 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 400 bus and line 291 bus and line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 26 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Ashford, County Square 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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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 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 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ashford via East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road), Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and Maidstone, The Cannon in around 4 h 26 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Ashford, County Square
Ave. Duration
55 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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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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