Duration 7h 5m
Distance 439.6 miles
Average price £290
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Folkestone takes 7h 5m and the fastest train takes 5h 30m. There is a train service every few hours from Edinburgh 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. Edinburgh
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Folkestone
5h 49m
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£82 - £443

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Folkestone Central via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Folkestone is 383 miles. The road distance is 439.6 miles.

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Edinburgh to Folkestone train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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

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