Duration 6h 19m
Distance 402.9 miles
Average price £290
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and Folkestone takes 6h 19m and the fastest train takes 5h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Dumfries 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. Dumfries
  2. Carlisle
  3. St Pancras International
  4. Folkestone
6h 4m
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£148 - £461

Dumfries to Folkestone train times

Trains run every three hours between Dumfries and Folkestone. The service departs Dumfries at 18:41 in the evening, which arrives into Folkestone at 00:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Folkestone Central via Carlisle and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Folkestone is 341 miles. The road distance is 402.9 miles.

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Dumfries to Folkestone train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dumfries station.

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

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