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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone, King Street (Boots) to Ashford, County Square 10X / ...

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Ashford 21.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Ashford 21.5 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Ashford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Ashford is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Ashford is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.5 miles.

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The train from Maidstone East to Ashford International takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone, King Street (Boots) and arriving at Ashford, County Square. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Ashford International. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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

Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to Ashford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Maidstone to Ashford hourly. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 53 min. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, King Street (Boots) to Ashford, County Square
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station) to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Ashford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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