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Duration 1h 43m
Distance 59.3 miles
Average price £40
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Folkestone and Eastbourne takes 1h 43m and the fastest train takes 1h 36m. There is a train service every few hours from Folkestone to Eastbourne. 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. Ashford International
  2. Eastbourne
2h 22m
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£20 - £53

Folkestone to Eastbourne train times

Trains run hourly between Folkestone and Eastbourne. The earliest departure is at 18:00 in the evening, and the last departure from Folkestone is at 21:00 which arrives into Eastbourne at 22:44. All services require a transfer at Ashford International and take an average of 1h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Eastbourne via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Eastbourne is 44 miles. The road distance is 59.3 miles.

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Folkestone to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southern, depart from Ashford International station.

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Folkestone to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Eastbourne station.

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What companies run services between Folkestone and Eastbourne?

Southern operates a train from Ashford International to Eastbourne hourly. Tickets cost £13 - £35 and the journey takes 1h 18m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Estimated price
£13 - £35

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