There are 12 ways to get from Dublin to Folkestone by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car 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 3 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

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Folkestone Central

$68 - $209

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Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 45 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 Luton, train  •  5 h 38 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

$77 - $246

Fly Dublin to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 42 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 Southend, train  •  5 h 44 min

  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

$82 - $274

Train to Belfast City, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BHD - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$125 - $333

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 30 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

$113 - $263

Bus and ferry, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$96 - $186

Carferry, train  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$196 - $433

Train, carferry  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  5. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$226 - $351

Carferry, drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Folkestone

$114 - $152

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Folkestone is 564 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Folkestone without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 12 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Dublin to Folkestone, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Aer Lingus, British Airways and CityJet offer flights from Dublin Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 352.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 Tonbridge to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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
Every 3 hours
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
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$130
Passenger & Car Flexi
$195
Overnight Cabin
$52
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
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
$115
Passenger
$41

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