Plan your route
You might find the following websites useful in planning your route to our hospital (other websites are available)
Please see the Parking webpages for full details of parking at each of our Hospitals.
Extra buses have been added to the Stagecoach fleet in Ashford to provide two new routes for the town and improves links to the hospital. These changes mean that there is now a direct bus every 30 minutes during the day from Kennington, Park Farm or the town centre, from Monday to Saturday.
Bus routes to William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)
Check out the Stagecoach website for maps and full details
Find out about bus tickets.
- Route 10X Stagecoach from Maidstone, Bearsted, Harrietsham, Lenham and Charing
- Route 11 Stagecoach from Lydd, New Romney, Hamstreet and Ashford
- A Line Stagecoach - runs every 10 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays from South Ashford, Singleton and Stanhope to the town centre. Change at Bank Street for the H-Line or C-Line. On the way back from the hospital the best place to change is at the station. On Sundays, A-Line buses continue all the way to the hospital (the route name changes to C-Line in the town centre), running between 06:00 and 21:00.
For more information on timetables or route maps, please visit the Stagecoach website
Another useful journey planner tool can be found here at www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk – this website enables you to select various methods of transport as opposed to just Stagecoach buses. Simply enter your journey details and select/de-select travel options in the section below. Note, to aid finding our hospitals either enter the postcode or for WHH enter “Willesborough, William Harvey”, for QEQM enter “Margate, Queen Elizabeth”, and for K&C enter “Kent and Canterbury”.
Trains to Ashford (William Harvey Hospital)
Ashford International is the nearest rail station to the William Harvey Hospital. It is a short walk from the town centre, from where 'bus service 5' runs every 15 minutes. Bus services 10 and 11 also run directly from the station to the hospital. These services both run about once an hour.
There are regular direct train services to Ashford International from Tonbridge, Paddock Wood, Margate, Ramsgate, Dover and Folkestone, as well as many other stations.
Please visit the South Eastern Railway website for full details and times of rail connections and timetables.
For information on the PlusBus service, which adds unlimited bus travel around town when you purchase your train ticket, please visit the PlusBus website.
There are many local taxi companies that will serve each of the hospital sites in east Kent. Many taxi companies advertise their contact numbers near the phones by entrances to hospitals. Here are some useful links to help you find a taxi in your area.