There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Folkestone by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry 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

Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY) DUB - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central

$92 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$45 - $55

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Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$89 - $280

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$77 - $223

Fly Dublin to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$87 - $232

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$71 - $246

Fly Dublin to Southend, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southend (SEN) DUB - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central

$120 - $391

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Stansted (STN) BFS - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$117 - $263

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$219 - $333

Car ferry, train via Birmingham New Street  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  4. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central

$202 - $296

Car ferry, drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Folkestone

$114 - $153

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Folkestone is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 16 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Folkestone is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Folkestone is 564 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Dublin to Folkestone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Folkestone station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Folkestone Central Railway Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Folkestone, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Folkestone. However, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London City, take the walk to London City Airport DLR Station, take the train to Stratford International DLR Station, take the walk to Stratford International, then take the train to Folkestone. Alternatively, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station, take the Tube to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, take the walk to St Pancras International, then take the train to Folkestone.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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