Travel Information (See 479 bus changes)

479 Timetable Changes wef 24/3/2020

Ashtead Station has trains to and from London Victoria, London Bridge and London Waterloo. Going southbound there are trains to Horsham and Guildford.

Live travel information is available on the following links, and further ticket and travel information is available on the web sites for Southern Railway and South West Trains.

There is now a Travel App for your iPhone or Android device available from Southern. This gives you up to the minute journey information, enables you to buy tickets on line and stores your "Favourites". Go to to download.

Ashtead to London - Live Train Information

Ashtead to Horsham - Live Train Information

Ashtead to Guildford - Live Train Information

Southern Railway's web site

South West Trains web site

National Rail Enquiries web site

If making a long journey cross country you might want to also try one of the "split ticketing" web site to see if you can make a saving. On some journeys a considerable saving can be made  and despite buying several tickets you can usually remain on the same train and even in the same seat. Go to or or There are other sites springing up.

Other useful and comprehensive sites for journeys in the UK, Ireland and abroad are and

Southern have today announced their smartcard pay as you go product has gone live across the GTR network. Like the Key, keyGo will enable passengers to tap and go at all GTR stations without having to buy a ticket or load up a balance. After registration, the smartcard is linked to a nominated payment card and at the end of the day the best value walk-up fare for your travel will be charged.

keyGo will benefit passengers who currently purchase off-peak or day tickets and who may frequently travel for leisure or work.
• It will always give the best value walk-up fare for your travel within a day
• It will charge automatically at the end of each day for the journeys you’ve made that day
• No need to queue at ticket offices or ticket machines
• Just tap through ticket gates quickly and easily
• Get an automatic notification if you’re due compensation because of a delayed journey (ADR) if opted in to receive alerts
• Once you’ve activated the card ‘out-boundary’, you can travel to any GTR stations inside or outside boundary – but NOT to TfL stations

keyGo can be added onto existing Key smartcards or as a standalone product, for a full map see the attached keyGo map.

keyGo was previously trialled on the Southern network; following feedback from users a number of changes were made before further roll out across the network.

To register for your Key Card go to Once you have a Key Smartcard, you can add keyGo through your online account. Your keyGo account will be associated with a credit or debit card for automatic payment to be taken via a Continuous Payment Authority. Two hours after signing up to keyGo, you can start your first journey by touching the card reader at a train station specified with a yellow dot on the keyGo Area map.

NOTE: KeyGo will not be able to cater for 1st Class fares or Railcards.

Both Southern and South West Trains have announced their new timetables (up to May 2020)

Southern Timetable from Ashtead to Victoria

South West Timetable Ashtead to Waterloo

Create your own Timetables by visiting both web sites.


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Disabled Bus Pass Changes
From 1 April 2019 residents with a disabled person’s bus pass or a disabled companion pass will no longer be able to travel for free before 9.30am or after 11pm on weekdays. However, bus travel will still be free for those pass holders between 9.30am and 11pm on weekdays and any time at the weekend and on public holidays. Some local bus operators might offer travel at a reduced fare for disabled and disabled companion pass holders. You can find out more on the Surrey County Council website. In the present circumstances this restriction has been lifted.

The following buses serve Ashtead:-

The 408 bus service from Edward Thomas, Epsom Coaches Quality Line runs between Epsom and Cobham (including Sainsburys Cobham and Tesco Leatherhead). To view the Timetable click on the following link. 408 Timetable

Changes with effect from 24th March 2020. The 479 Bus Service run by Arriva runs between Guildford and Epsom stopping at Ashtead Pond and The Street. The Sunday service continues to be run by Stagecoach. A number of services will depart at different times past the hour, so everybody will have to note carefully for their own route. The main publicity effort will be getting information in summary on the website, accompanied by timetables as supplied by the operators. Potential fluidity in the coming days/weeks will be a challenge in keeping the public informed. Revised timetable wef 3_2020.

Note the changed times in the afternoons. In the present circumstances an hourly service only is being run.

There is also to be a new route, Service No. 21 operating from Crawley, Charlwood, Newdigate, Dorking, Boxhill, Leatherhead Ashtead through to Epsom. 21 Timetable.

New bus service between Epsom and St Helier Hospitals

On Monday 4 March 2019 a new bus service will start between Epsom, Sutton and St Helier Hospitals. The H1 service has previously operated as a staff shuttle bus, but will now be opened up to other passengers. It will run Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) from around 6.25am until 7.50pm. There will only be two stops in Epsom & Ewell, at Epsom Hospital and on East Street at the stop by the Rainbow Leisure Centre, however further stops may be considered once the service is operational. It will be run by Quality Line Buses with the agreement of Transport for London. The timetable is attached and the fare will be £1.50.