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There are 5 ways to get from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train via St Pancras International  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the subway from Shepherd's Bush Market station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Strood
  3. Take the train from Strood to Aylesford

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Subway, train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the subway from Shepherd's Bush Market station to Farringdon station
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Strood
  3. Take the train from Strood to Aylesford

3 alternative options

Line 148 bus, line 30 bus, train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Shepherd's Bush, Uxbridge Rd Westfield Shopping Centre to Marble Arch Station Park Lane 148
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Marble Arch, Portman Street Selfridges to King's Cross St. Pancras 30
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
  4. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Strood
  5. Take the train from Strood to Aylesford

Taxi  •  1h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford 41.7 miles

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford 41.7 miles

Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford by subway, walk and train

The journey time between Shepherd's Bush and Aylesford is around 1h 49m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 19m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), South Eastern Trains Service and Thameslink, the Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford service departs from Shepherd's Bush Market station and arrives in Aylesford. Typically 123 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 13m
Layover time:
35 min
Total time:
1h 49m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 19m
Journey distance:
45 miles
Services per week:
123
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:05
Last service departs at:
23:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford subway, walk and train schedules

Shepherd's Bush → Aylesford
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The most affordable way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shepherd's Bush station to Aylesford. However, there are services departing from Shepherd's Bush Market station and arriving at Aylesford via St Pancras International and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Shepherd's Bush and Aylesford is 34 miles. The road distance is 41.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford without a car is to subway and train via St Pancras International which takes 2h 5m and costs £21 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford, including transfers.

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Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Shepherd's Bush Market station.

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Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Aylesford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford is 42 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford.

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Map of how to get from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford.
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  • Distance: 33.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Shepherd's Bush, Greater London, England and Aylesford, England?

There is no direct connection from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford. However, you can take the subway to King's Cross St. Pancras station, take the walk to St Pancras International, take the train to Strood, then take the train to Aylesford. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford via Marble Arch Station Park Lane, Marble Arch, Portman Street Selfridges, King's Cross St. Pancras, St Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International, and Strood in around 2h 53m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Shepherd's Bush Market station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Shepherd's Bush Market station to Farringdon station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Strood
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£15 - £21
1st Class
£21 - £30
Train from Strood to Aylesford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£4 - £6
1st Class
£9 - £14
Train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£10 - £16
1st Class
£16 - £24
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Strood
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £15
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£4 - £7
1st Class
£10 - £15
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £18
Train from Farringdon to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Shepherd's Bush, Uxbridge Rd Westfield Shopping Centre to Marble Arch Station Park Lane
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Marble Arch, Portman Street Selfridges to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Shepherd's Bush to Aylesford
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
£160 - £200
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Wimbledon Minicabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3198 8495
Website
wimbledonairporttransfer.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs
Phone
+44 0 8946 9292
Website
wimbledon-minicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk

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