Duration 1h 37m
Distance 91.6 miles
Average price £70
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Folkestone and Essex takes 1h 37m and the fastest train takes 1h 32m. The train service runs several times per day from Folkestone to Essex. 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. Folkestone Central
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Essex
1h 41m
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£45 - £74

Folkestone to Essex train times

Trains run every three hours between Folkestone and Essex. The earliest departure is at 09:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Folkestone is at 23:00 which arrives into Essex at 00:34. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 1h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Essex. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Witham (Essex) via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Essex is 58 miles. The road distance is 91.6 miles.

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Folkestone to Essex train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Folkestone Central station.

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Folkestone to Essex train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Witham (Essex) station.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at £75 per night.

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