Ebbsfleet International is conveniently located in Kent on High Speed 1 (HS1). This is the UK’s first high speed rail line, which enables new high speed domestic trains to travel at up to 140 mph. Journey times between London St Pancras International and Ebbsfleet International have, since December 2009, been cut to just 17 minutes.
Fastrack services run from the Bluewater shopping centre, a major hub for all local bus services. All Fastrack B services call at Ebbsfleet, serving the station in both directions every 10 minutes.
Ebbsfleet International is served by National Express coaches on the Dover-Canterbury-London Victoria route.
From the M25: Leave at Junction 2 and join the A2 East, following the signs for Canterbury. Ebbsfleet International is the next exit after the Bluewater junction.
From Ashford: Follow the M20 towards London. Leave at Junction 1 and join the M25 at Junction 3. Follow the M25 north, towards the Dartford Crossing. Leave at Junction 2 and join the A2 East, following the signs for Canterbury. Ebbsfleet International is the next exit after the Bluewater junction.
From Canterbury: Follow the A2 (M) towards London and follow the signs for Ebbsfleet International, past the exits for Rochester, Cobham and Southfleet.
The November 2007 opening of Ebbsfleet International signified the completion of the £6 billion High Speed 1 project – on time and on budget.