There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Ashford by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Eurostar / ...

$55 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 021 / ...

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Ashford International

$53 - $79

Train #2  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  3. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International

$71 - $116

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Ashford 129.9 miles

$27 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Ashford is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Ashford is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Ashford is 101 miles. The road distance is 129.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Southampton to Ashford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Ashford International via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 101 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Ashford via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and St Pancras International in around 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Ashford via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from London Waterloo East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$56 - $61
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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