Duration 59 min
Distance 28.8 miles
Average price £23
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Margate and Folkestone takes 59 min and the fastest train takes 57 min. There is a train service every few hours from Margate 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.

Train • 1h

  1. Margate
  2. Folkestone
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£16 - £35

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Want to know about travelling from Margate to Folkestone? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Margate and arriving at Folkestone Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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The distance between Margate and Folkestone is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Margate and Folkestone?

Southeastern operates a train from Margate to Folkestone hourly. Tickets cost £16 - £35 and the journey takes 1h.
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