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

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International

$12 - $18

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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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone, King Street (Boots) and arriving at Ashford, County Square. Services depart once 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 hourly. The journey takes approximately 30 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 best way to get from Maidstone to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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

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Maidstone to Ashford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Maidstone, King Street (Boots) station.

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Maidstone to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone East station.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Ashford is to train which takes 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 53 min.

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Maidstone to Ashford bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Ashford, County Square station.

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Maidstone to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Maidstone to Ashford hourly. 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 once 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
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

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 Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station) to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once 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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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Ashford is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Maidstone to Ashford.

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