The cheapest trains from London to Ashford

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£32

Average

£36

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.

The average ticket from London to Ashford will cost around £ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 32.

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17:25London Victoria1h34 18:59Ashford International Station
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£321One-way
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17:30London Cannon Street1h24 18:54Ashford International Station
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£321One-way
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17:38London Blackfriars1h45 19:23Ashford International Station
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£321One-way
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17:55London Victoria1h34 19:29Ashford International Station
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£321One-way
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18:25London Victoria1h34 19:59Ashford International Station
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£321One-way

Timetable London to Ashford

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08:09London Charing Cross1h22 09:31Ashford International Station
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08:12London St Pancras0h38 08:50Ashford International Station
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08:25London Victoria1h33 09:58Ashford International Station
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08:34London St Pancras0h37 09:11Ashford International Station
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08:39London Charing Cross1h21 10:00Ashford International Station
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17:07London St Pancras0h37 17:44Ashford International Station
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17:10London Charing Cross1h23 18:33Ashford International Station
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17:20London St Pancras0h34 17:54Ashford International Station
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17:25London Victoria1h34 18:59Ashford International Station
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17:30London Cannon Street1h24 18:54Ashford International Station
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17:37London St Pancras0h37 18:14Ashford International Station
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17:38London Blackfriars1h45 19:23Ashford International Station
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17:40London Charing Cross1h23 19:03Ashford International Station
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17:55London Victoria1h34 19:29Ashford International Station
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18:02London Cannon Street1h19 19:21Ashford International Station
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18:07London St Pancras0h37 18:44Ashford International Station
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18:10London Charing Cross1h22 19:32Ashford International Station
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18:20London St Pancras0h34 18:54Ashford International Station
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18:25London Victoria1h34 19:59Ashford International Station
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Thu
21 Oct
£37Southeastern
Fri
22 Oct
£37Southeastern
Sat
23 Oct
£13Southeastern
Sun
24 Oct
£13Southeastern
Mon
25 Oct
£37Southeastern
Tue
26 Oct
£37Southeastern
Wed
27 Oct
£37Southeastern
Thu
28 Oct
£38Southeastern
Fri
29 Oct
£37Southeastern
Sat
30 Oct
£13Southeastern
Sun
31 Oct
£32Southeastern

The fastest trains from London to Ashford

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

34 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

19

Distance

80 km

Of the 19 trains that leave London for Ashford every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 80 km distance in an average of 1 h 8 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 34 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
17:20London St Pancras0h34 17:54Ashford International Station
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£391One-way
Fastest
18:20London St Pancras0h34 18:54Ashford International Station
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£391One-way
08:34London St Pancras0h37 09:11Ashford International Station
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£451One-way
17:37London St Pancras0h37 18:14Ashford International Station
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£391One-way
17:07London St Pancras0h37 17:44Ashford International Station
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£391One-way

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Train Information to Ashford from London

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSoutheastern

Trains from London to Ashford cover the 50 miles (80 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Ashford International Station.

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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Ashford from London cost?
You can find a cheap train from London to Ashford for some dates and times for as low as £13  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from London to Ashford cost on average?
The London to Ashford train ticket price is on average £30  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance from London to Ashford by train?
The London to Ashford train distance is approximately 50 miles (80 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Ashford by train?
While the time it takes to travel 50 miles (80 km) from London to Ashford can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Ashford is on average 1 h 21 min.
Which train station in London goes to Ashford? Which train station do I come into Ashford from London?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Ashford, your train can arrive in train stations including Ashford International Station and Ashford (Kent) Int.

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

Where do I find the London train station to Ashford? Where is the Ashford train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ashford International Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Ashford?
When taking a train from London to Ashford, you can count on Southeastern for the best way to get you to Ashford. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from London to Ashford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there from London to Ashford a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Ashford is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from London to Ashford?
The first train from London to Ashford leaves at 07: 09   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 25. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Ashford schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from London to Ashford to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Ashford is on average £30 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from London to Ashford available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Ashford
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Ashford.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
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
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
44401
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar