London in 38 minutes...
Ashford now benefits
from a super fast rail service connecting London St Pancras
to Ashford in just 38 minutes.
With two trains every hour, all day, every
day, Ashford is one of the best connected towns in the UK, and Best
Placed in Britain for work, living and leisure.
Run by Southeastern using 140mph Hitachi
trains (manufacturers of the world famous Japanese ‘bullet
trains’), the high speed service slashes journey times from
Ashford to the capital from 88 minutes to just 38 minutes.
Following a limited preview of the services,
high speed trains now run every half-hour between Ashford and
London from around 5am until after 11pm every day, with the last
fast train leaving London for Ashford at 00.12am (23.42pm
The High Speed services makes a huge
difference to Ashford's growing commuter population, giving
them two hours of their life back every day. The town is
already seeing a rise in the number of North and South
Londoners and new businesses moving to the area, who wish to
capitalise on Ashford's excellent property prices and
super-fast journey times to London and Europe.
High Speed offers people the chance to enjoy the buzz of
London’s nightlife and attractions day and night, without the
headache of city living or lenghty travel times.
High speed rail is one of the most important
economic boosts to come to Ashford, as having a fast, reliable
rail service to the capital is a major attraction for outside
businesses as well as resident commuters, and Ashford’s competitive
property prices and exciting regeneration plans will only sweeten
the deal for potential new investors.
The full timetable and futher details are
available at the Southeastern
For more information on transport and travel options in Ashford