Duration 3h 14m
Distance 143.5 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Folkestone and Southampton takes 3h 14m and the fastest train takes 2h 48m. The train service runs several times per day from Folkestone to Southampton. 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 via London • 2h 51m

  1. Folkestone Central
  2. London Waterloo
  3. Southampton
2h 51m
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Folkestone to Southampton train times

Trains run every four hours between Folkestone and Southampton. The earliest departure is at 09:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Folkestone is at 23:00 which arrives into Southampton at 07:00. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Southampton Central via Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Southampton is 113 miles. The road distance is 143.5 miles.

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

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Folkestone to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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