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Duration 1h 43m
Distance 70.1 miles
Average price £45
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between London and Folkestone Central takes 1h 43m and the fastest train takes 1h 41m. There is a train service every few hours from London to Folkestone Central. 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. London Charing Cross
  2. Folkestone Central
1h 43m
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£30 - £60

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Folkestone Central. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between London and Folkestone Central is 64 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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London to Folkestone Central train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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

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There are 352+ hotels available in Folkestone Central. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London and Folkestone Central?

Southeastern operates a train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central every 4 hours. Tickets cost £30 - £60 and the journey takes 1h 43m.
Train operators
Southeastern
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£26 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Ashford International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£6 - £10
1st Class
£12 - £18

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