There are 4 ways to get from Dartford to Folkestone by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Folkestone Central

$32 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station 16|Gold

$16 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Folkestone 54.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Folkestone 54.9 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Folkestone is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Folkestone is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Dartford and Folkestone is 49 miles. The road distance is 54.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Dartford to Folkestone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Folkestone station. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) and arriving at Folkestone Central Railway Station via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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

Southeastern operates a train from Dartford to Folkestone hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to Folkestone via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 3 h.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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