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Ashford buses

Situated in heart of the Garden of England, Ashford is renowned for its world-class shopping and international travel links. Head out for a bite to eat at Elwick Place or indulge in some retail therapy at the Designer Outlet and take advantage of our quick and reliable bus services. Escape the hustle and bustle of the town centre on rural routes to Wye, Tenterden, Biddenden and more. Whatever you decide to get up to in Ashford, you’ll get there easily with Stagecoach.

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Ashford bus tickets

Make your way around Ashford and further afield in Kent and East Sussex by bus.

You’ll make great savings with unlimited journeys around the Ashford district with our DayRider tickets. These are available to buy on the bus or when you download our mobile ticketing app – the perfect solution for fuss-free travel.

For longer stays and even better discounts, try our 7-day Ashford MegaRider ticket. Simply buy on the app or order yourself a smart card online.

Staying for up to four weeks? That smart card comes in handy once again with our 28-day MegaRider ticket, covering areas such as Ashford, Wye, Charing, Brabourne Lees, and Hamstreet. You can also turn these into a rolling monthly ticket to carry those savings on into the next month. Just sign up for a recurring ticket monthly direct debit, and stop whenever you like.

You may qualify for free travel if you hold a concessionary pass, for example if you’re of State Pension age or have a disability. Simply ask your local council for a pass. If you’re not eligible, you can still get great savings with our DayRider, EveningRider and MegaRider tickets.  

You can find out more about all our tickets in the South East in our guide to tickets here.


Popular Ashford routes

Visit Tenterden, Hythe, Folkestone, Maidstone and more with unlimited journeys.


 

Travel to Ashford town centre

Take advantage of our reliable bus network, which covers every corner of the town. If you’re heading to Ashford town centre from South Ashford or Willesborough, you can hop on route A and route C buses every ten minutes. Route B stops in Bockhanger, Bybrook, Bridgefield, and Park Farm every 12 minutes.

Travel from Ashford to Faversham

Or if you want a historical jaunt through thatched roofs and stunning gardens, visit Faversham. You can get there on the 666 bus.

Travel to the coast in Hythe and Folkestone

Fancy a day out at the coast? You’ll need to catch route 10 from Ashford International to Hythe or Folkestone Bus Station.

 

Travel from Ashford to Tenterden

Sit back, relax and admire the rural views on journeys from Ashford to Tenterden. Grab a coffee, browse a craft shop or take a guided tour of Chapel Down Winery. You can travel to Tenterden on route 2 or 2A, which leave Ashford town centre every hour.

Travel between Ashford and Biddenden

We’ll take you into the heart of the countryside on the 123 bus – which passes through the picturesque villages of Pluckley, Smarden and Biddenden.

Ashford bus hub

There’s two main bus hubs located in Ashford town centre. Head over to Bank Street for local services. If you’re looking to venture out of town, you can catch the bus from Park Street.

The majority of our buses serve Ashford International Railway Station to cater for a large commuter network in the town. From there, you can travel on a high-speed train to London St Pancreas within 35 minutes.

To avoid delays, we suggest getting to the bus stop a few minutes before your bus is scheduled to leave. If you’re not sure when your next bus is, please download the Stagecoach mobile app to check for updates.

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