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

Bus, train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 666 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 666 bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Ashford, Wellesley Road (Park Street) 666

$15 - $18

4 alternative options

Train via Ramsgate  •  1 h 31 min

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

$32 - $46

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Whitstable to Ashford International

$30 - $50

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Whitstable to Ashford 21.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Whitstable to Ashford 21.7 miles

$4 - $7

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

Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Whitstable to Ashford hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Whitstable to Ashford via Ramsgate in around 1 h 31 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
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Whitstable to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Whitstable to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Whitstable, Harbour Street (Albert Street) to St Dunstan's, Westgate Towers
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Ashford, Wellesley Road (Park Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Whitstable to Ashford
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Whitstable to Ashford?

The distance between Whitstable and Ashford is 26 km. The road distance is 35 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Whitstable to Ashford?

The cheapest way to get from Whitstable to Ashford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Whitstable to Ashford?

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

Is there a direct train between Whitstable and Ashford?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Whitstable and arriving at Ashford International. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Whitstable to Ashford?

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