There are 6 ways to get from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Dover Priory  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Dover Priory

$30 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus, line 17 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
  2. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station 3X / ...
  3. Take the line 17 bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Cheriton, Hawkins Road (Petrol Station) 17

$16 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone East Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Folkestone West

$26 - $37

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Folkestone West

$35 - $55

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal 38.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal 38.5 miles

$8 - $12

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal station. However, there are services departing from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital and arriving at Cheriton, Hawkins Road (Petrol Station) via Sittingbourne, Railway Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chatham and arriving at Folkestone West. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal is 33 miles. The road distance is 38.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal, including transfers.

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Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal bus services, operated by Chalkwell Bus, depart from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital station.

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Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 17 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Cheriton, Hawkins Road (Petrol Station).

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Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Chatham, England and Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal via Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum), Sittingbourne, Railway Station, Canterbury, Bus Station, and Cheriton, Hawkins Road (Petrol Station) in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Ashford International to Folkestone West
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Chatham to Folkestone West
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, Medway Maritime Hospital to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Cheriton, Hawkins Road (Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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