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Duration 1h 25m
Distance 70.3 miles
Average price £45
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between London and Folkestone takes 1h 25m and the fastest train takes 52 min. There is an hourly train service from London 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. St Pancras International
  2. Folkestone
53 min
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£30 - £60

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Pancras International and arriving at Folkestone Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between London and Folkestone is 64 miles. The road distance is 70.3 miles.

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London to Folkestone train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from St Pancras International station.

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

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There are 354+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London and Folkestone?

Southeastern operates a train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £60 and the journey takes 53 min.
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