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There are 6 ways to get from Whitstable to Ashford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 4 bus, train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Whitstable, Harbour Street to St Dunstan's, Westgate Towers 4
  2. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ashford International

$10 - $15

5 alternative options

Line 666 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 666 bus from Faversham, station to Ashford, Wellesley Road 666

Train via Ramsgate  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Whitstable to Ramsgate
  2. Take the train from Ramsgate to Ashford International

$30 - $42

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Whitstable to Ashford International

$30 - $45

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Whitstable to Ashford 21.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Whitstable to Ashford 21.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Whitstable to Ashford is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitstable to Ashford is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Whitstable and arriving at Ashford International. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Whitstable and Ashford is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitstable to Ashford without a car is to line 4 bus and train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Whitstable to Ashford, including transfers.

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Whitstable to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Whitstable station.

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The best way to get from Whitstable to Ashford is to line 666 bus which takes 1 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitstable to Ashford is 22 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Whitstable to Ashford.

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Map of how to get from Whitstable to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Whitstable to Ashford hourly, and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Whitstable to Ashford via Ramsgate in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Whitstable to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Whitstable to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Whitstable, Harbour Street to St Dunstan's, Westgate Towers
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Faversham, station to Ashford, Wellesley Road
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Whitstable to Ashford
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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