Duration 7h 39m
Distance 294.7 miles
Average price £120
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberystwyth and Folkestone takes 7h 39m and the fastest train takes 5h 59m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberystwyth to Folkestone. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Aberystwyth
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. St Pancras International
  4. Folkestone
6h 13m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£94 - £246

Aberystwyth to Folkestone train times

Trains run every four hours between Aberystwyth and Folkestone. The service departs Aberystwyth at 19:30 in the evening, which arrives into Folkestone at 09:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aberystwyth to Folkestone? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Folkestone Central via Birmingham New Street and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Folkestone is 244 miles. The road distance is 294.7 miles.

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Aberystwyth to Folkestone train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Aberystwyth station.

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Aberystwyth to Folkestone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Folkestone Central station.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at £56 per night.

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