There are 5 ways to get from Chichester to Folkestone by train, bus or car

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Train via St Pancras International  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Chichester to Horsham
  2. Take the train from Horsham to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$73 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichester, Bus Station to North Terminal Bus Station 206
  2. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport North to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$41 - $50

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chichester to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  3. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International

$66 - $107

Bus, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square (Marks and Spencer)
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  3. Take the train from Tonbridge to Folkestone Central

$53 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Chichester to Folkestone 114 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chichester to Folkestone is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chichester to Folkestone is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Chichester and Folkestone is 87 miles. The road distance is 114 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Chichester to Folkestone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chichester station to Folkestone station. However, there are services departing from Chichester, Bus Station and arriving at Folkestone Central Railway Station via London Gatwick Airport North, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chichester to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Chichester and arriving at Folkestone Central via Horsham and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Chichester, England and Folkestone, England?

You can take a train from Chichester to Folkestone via Horsham, London St Pancras International LL, and St Pancras International in around 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chichester to Folkestone via North Terminal Bus Station, London Gatwick Airport North, London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 7 h 1 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Chichester to Horsham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chichester to Brighton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Tonbridge to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chichester to Brighton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square (Marks and Spencer)
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chichester, Bus Station to North Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport North to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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