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Duration 4h 1m
Distance 163 miles
Average price £188
Frequency 4/week

Trip overview

The average train between Paris and Folkestone takes 4h 1m and the fastest train takes 3h 16m. The train runs, on average, 4 times per week from Paris 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. Paris Nord
  2. Ebbsfleet International
  3. Folkestone
3h 20m
£121 - £351

Paris to Folkestone train times

Trains run four times a week between Paris and Folkestone. The service departs Paris at 13:13 in the afternoon, which arrives into Folkestone at 16:59. All services require a transfer at EBBSFLEET INTERNATIONAL EUROSTAR and take an average of 4h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Folkestone Central via Ebbsfleet International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Paris and Folkestone is 163 miles.

Paris to Folkestone train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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

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Folkestone is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 3:46 PM in Paris and 2:46 PM in Folkestone.

There are 353+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at £75 per night.

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