There are 5 ways to get from Sudbury to Ashbourne by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train, line 205 bus, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
  2. Take the train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
  3. Take the line 205 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Euston Station 205
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
  5. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter
  6. Take the bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Ashbourne, Bus Station Swi

$123 - $197

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Bus, night bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby 230

$43 - $71

3 alternative options

Line 753 bus, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 753 bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre 753 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  4. Take the train from Leicester to Derby

$92 - $146

Line 753 bus, bus, train, line 113 bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 753 bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station 753
  2. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station 11 / ...
  3. Take the bus from The Guineas Bus Station to Ely Railway Station 12
  4. Take the train from Ely to Nottingham
  5. Take the train from Nottingham to Belper
  6. Take the line 113 bus from Belper, King Street (Chapel Street) to Ashbourne, Bus Station 113

$76 - $102

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Sudbury to Ashbourne 165.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Sudbury to Ashbourne is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sudbury to Ashbourne is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sudbury station to Ashbourne station. However, there are services departing from Sudbury, Bus Station and arriving at Ashbourne, Bus Station via Colchester, Stansted Airport London, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Sudbury and Ashbourne is 124 miles. The road distance is 165.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sudbury to Ashbourne without a car is to train and line 205 bus and bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs £90 - £150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Sudbury to Ashbourne, including transfers.

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Sudbury to Ashbourne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Colchester station.

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Sudbury to Ashbourne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sudbury to Ashbourne is 166 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Sudbury to Ashbourne.

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There are 833+ hotels available in Ashbourne. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sudbury to Ashbourne.
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  • Distance: 124.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Sudbury, Suffolk, England and Ashbourne, England?

There is no direct connection from Sudbury to Ashbourne. However, you can take the train to Marks Tey, take the train to London Liverpool Street, take the walk to Liverpool Street Station, take the line 205 bus to Euston Station, take the walk to London Euston, take the train to Stoke-on-Trent, take the train to Uttoxeter, take the walk to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station, then take the bus to Ashbourne, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sudbury to Ashbourne via Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre, Bury St Edmunds, Railway Station, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Leicester, Derby, and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) in around 7 h 23 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Uttoxeter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Ely to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to Belper
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Euston Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Ashbourne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Chambers
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
info@chamberscoaches.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
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 Colchester to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Morledge (Crown Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Guineas Bus Station to Ely Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Big Green Bus Company
Website
biggreenbus.co.uk
Bus from The Guineas Bus Station to Ely Railway Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
biggreenbus.co.uk
Yourbus
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Belper, King Street (Chapel Street) to Ashbourne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk

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