London to Ashford train

Cheap train tickets from London to Ashford

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Cheapest

£34

Average

£37

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Southeastern
14:25London1h33 15:58Ashford
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£341One-way
Southeastern
15:25London1h33 16:58Ashford
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£341One-way
Southeastern
13:19London1h11 14:30Ashford
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£341One-way
Southeastern
08:19London1h11 09:30Ashford
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£381One-way
Southeastern
07:19London1h11 08:30Ashford
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£391One-way

Train schedule London to Ashford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 18 May
Southeastern
07:19London1h11 08:30Ashford
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Southeastern
07:25London1h33 08:58Ashford
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Southeastern
08:19London1h11 09:30Ashford
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Southeastern
08:55London1h23 10:18Ashford
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Southeastern
13:19London1h11 14:30Ashford
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Southeastern
14:25London1h33 15:58Ashford
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Southeastern
15:25London1h33 16:58Ashford
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Fastest train times from London to Ashford

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 11 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

80 km

Of the 7 trains that leave London for Ashford every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Southeastern
08:19London1h11 09:30Ashford
0 changes
£381One-way
Southeastern
07:19London1h11 08:30Ashford
0 changes
£391One-way
Southeastern
13:19London1h11 14:30Ashford
0 changes
£341One-way
Southeastern
08:55London1h23 10:18Ashford
0 changes
£391One-way
Southeastern
15:25London1h33 16:58Ashford
0 changes
£341One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Ashford

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSoutheastern

Trains from London to Ashford cover the 50 miles (80 km) long route taking on average 1 h 11 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £34, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Ashford International Station.

Train companies: Eurostar trains London to Ashford

Find the best trains between London and Ashford with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from £13. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from London to Ashford in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Ashford from London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    Trains from London to Ashford

    The trains from London to Ashford run regularly. They go several times per hour, and on speedier services the journey can be completed in under 40 minutes. Usually, the trains depart every fifteen minutes or so, although sometimes the frequency can be slightly shorter depending on the exact time of the day. 

    London to Ashford Train Time: Daily Departures

    Trains from London to Ashford run every ten or fifteen minutes at certain times of the day. The trains on this route are direct, and do not require passengers to disembark and change over at locations along the way. Services on this route begin early, with a train departing at close to 5:30 a.m. and reaching Ashford just before 7:00 a.m.. The last train often departs London around 11:00 p.m., or slightly earlier. It can reach Ashford just before 12:00 a.m.

    How long is the journey by train from London to Ashford?

    The journey time for trains from London to Ashford varies. The fastest possible journey is around 37 minutes. However, other services which operate on this route can take longer. On some occasions, a journey time of around one hour and 20 minutes is to be expected.

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Ashford?

    Departure train station: Charing Cross or St. Pancras. Charing Cross station has various facilities such as toilets and shops, and it is positioned just 8 minutes away from Oxford Circus on the London Underground's Bakerloo line. St. Pancras station is located on the London Underground's Victoria line and takes 9 minutes on foot to Oxford Circus. St. Pancras station has many facilities including high-end shops and food outlets.

    Arrival train station: Ashford International station. This station has a large selection of amenities available to passengers. It offers parking, a ticket office, an ATM machine and more. It is a 4 minute drive away from the centre of the town of Ashford, which would likely take you just over 10 minutes if travelling on foot.

    Which train companies travel from London to Ashford?

    Trains from London to Ashford are run entirely by Southeastern. The duration of trains from London to Ashford on Southeastern's service through East London and into Kent can vary, with some taking well under an hour and others taking longer. Passengers will be pleased to know that they do not have to change when travelling on this route, as the services run directly. 

    Southeastern London to Ashford

    When taking Southeastern trains from London to Ashford, you can opt for the fast and direct services which take around 40 minutes or even just under that to complete. Alternatively, if you don't mind a longer journey, you can opt for a service which is approximately one hour and 20 minutes in duration.

    London to Ashford Trains: Services on Board

    Southeastern offers a first class carriage which brings with it a number of advantages, including extra leg room. Customers with folding bikes will generally travel with ease on Southeastern services, but restrictions can be in place for other types of bike. In terms of luggage, meanwhile, Southeastern asks passengers to keep it stowed away safely once onboard the train from London to Ashford. It's possible for disabled passengers to get assistance with their luggage, although it is wise to let Southeastern know in advance if you need this; it's possible to speak to Southeastern about this over the phone, through their website, or over text. A maximum of two small pets on a lead or in a carrier are permitted without extra charge, but passengers travelling with more than one animal will be charged for each animal above the limit, usually at a rate of half of the adult fare price.

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Ashford?

    It's best to book your tickets far in advance, as fares tend to be more affordable that way. Trains with more stops and therefore longer durations can often also offer cheaper fares. It is also a good idea to be flexible about your plans: look for journeys outside of peak times, or on different days, when tickets are cheaper because fewer people are travelling.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Ashford

    Travel by train to Ashford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Ashford.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London and Ashford for the next 7 days starting from £13  one way.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Ashford from London is £34  one way.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Ashford via train to be approximately 50 miles (80 km).
    The train time between London and Ashford is on average 1 h 11 min  for the 50 miles (80 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Ashford from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Ashford International Station.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ashford International Station, located 0.2 miles (319 m) away from the city centre.

    For the trip from London to Ashford you can take a train with Southeastern. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Ashford from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    The average number of trains departing London for Ashford is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first London to Ashford train departs at 07: 19   and the last train from London to Ashford leaves at 23: 49. Check out the most up-to-date London to Ashford train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you book London to Ashford train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £34. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between London and Ashford. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Ashford
    The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip to Ashford from London.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 2078437688
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139

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