There are 3 ways to get from Rayleigh to Ashford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

£36 - £64

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Line 25 bus, line 100 bus, train  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 25 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Lakeside, Bus Station 100
  3. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International

£29 - £50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to Ashford 61.7 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Ashford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to Ashford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rayleigh to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh and arriving at Ashford International via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Ashford is 33 miles. The road distance is 61.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Rayleigh to Ashford, including transfers.

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Rayleigh to Ashford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Rayleigh station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rayleigh to Ashford is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Rayleigh to Ashford.

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There are 908+ hotels available in Ashford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rayleigh to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 32.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

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

You can take a train from Rayleigh to Ashford via Stratford (London) and Stratford International in around 1h 32m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£23 - £35
1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£15 - £22
1st Class
£22 - £35
Bus operators
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First in Essex
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £8
Website
First in Essex

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