Duration 1h 59m
Distance 79.6 miles
Average price £53
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Folkestone takes 1h 59m and the fastest train takes 1h 15m. There is an hourly train service from Chelmsford 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.

Train

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Stratford International
  3. Folkestone
1h 57m
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£40 - £71

Chelmsford to Folkestone train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Folkestone. The earliest departure is at 06:11 in the morning, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:09 which arrives into Folkestone at 00:30. All services require a transfer at Stratford (London) and take an average of 1h 59m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Folkestone Central via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Folkestone is 55 miles. The road distance is 79.6 miles.

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Chelmsford to Folkestone train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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

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