Duration 1h 20m
Distance 28.9 miles
Average price £30
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Whitstable and Folkestone takes 1h 20m and the fastest train takes 1h 19m. There is a train service every few hours from Whitstable 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. Whitstable
  2. Folkestone
1h 19m
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£23 - £45

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Want to know about travelling from Whitstable 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 Whitstable and arriving at Folkestone Central. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Whitstable and Folkestone is 20 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Whitstable and Folkestone?

Southeastern operates a train from Whitstable to Folkestone every 2 hours. Tickets cost £23 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 19m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £45

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