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Ashford to Stansted Airport by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    93 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 15m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ashford to Stansted Airport by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Stansted Airport take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 93 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Stansted Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Stansted Airport?

Journeys between Ashford and Stansted Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Ashford to Stansted Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Stansted Airport?

The Ashford to Stansted Airport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to Stansted Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stansted Airport is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 06:16, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Ashford to Stansted Airport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Stansted Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Stansted Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Stansted Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.