Ashbourne travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ashbourne

With a population of 5,132, Ashbourne is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Ashbourne deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Ashbourne

Ashbourne in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ashbourne in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ashbourne


Although Ashbourne doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Manchester Airport (UK) (MAN), which is located 52 km from Ashbourne. The shortest flight to Ashbourne from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Ashbourne, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Ashbourne to Liverpool takes 0h 52m and costs around $108 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $48 for a 1h 28m trip.


Another option to get to Ashbourne is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 201 km from Ashbourne. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Ashbourne, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Ashbourne takes 89 km and will cost you around $13. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $15 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Ashbourne

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Hiring a car in Ashbourne

Expect to pay $2.95 per litre in Ashbourne (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.39 and $47.19. Compact (Seat Leon or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Ashbourne, while also 38% cheaper than other types, on average.