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There are 5 ways to get from Poole to Aylesford by train, bus or car

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Train via Tonbridge

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Tonbridge

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gillingham

Train

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Strood

Train via Southampton

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Horsham
  3. Take the train from Horsham to Redhill
  4. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge
  5. Take the train from Tonbridge to Aylesford

Drive

  1. Drive from Poole to Aylesford

Poole to Aylesford by train and subway

The journey time between Poole and Aylesford is around 4h 31m and covers a distance of around 161 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 58m. Services are operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube) and South Eastern Trains Service. Typically 94 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 28m
Layover time:
1h 2m
Total time:
4h 31m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 58m
Journey distance:
161 miles
Services per week:
94
Cheapest price:
£74
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:26
Last service departs at:
21:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Poole to Aylesford train and subway schedules

Departing Sunday, September 26, 2021

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The most affordable way to get from Poole to Aylesford is to drive, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Aylesford is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Aylesford. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Aylesford via Waterloo station, London Bridge and Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Poole and Aylesford is 115 miles. The road distance is 141.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Aylesford without a car is to train via Tonbridge which takes 4h 23m and costs £70 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Poole to Aylesford, including transfers.

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Poole to Aylesford train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Poole station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Aylesford is to train via Tonbridge which takes 4h 23m and costs £70 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 6h.

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Poole to Aylesford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Tonbridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Aylesford is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Poole to Aylesford.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Aylesford.
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  • Distance: 115.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Poole, England and Aylesford, England?

You can take a train from Poole to Aylesford via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, London Bridge station, London Bridge, and Tonbridge in around 4h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Aylesford via London Victoria Coach Station and Gillingham in around 6h.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £100
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £100
Train from Poole to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £30
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £28
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£13 - £19
1st Class
£19 - £28
Train from London Bridge to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £29
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£14 - £20
1st Class
£20 - £29
Train from Tonbridge to Aylesford
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £21
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £21
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Train from Horsham to Redhill
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £11
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £55
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£18 - £26
Anytime 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Horsham to Redhill
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £15
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£6 - £10
Anytime 1st Class
£11 - £15
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £17
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £11
Anytime 1st Class
£13 - £17
Bus operators
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 POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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