There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Bath by train, bus 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 via St Pancras International  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$99 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > La Haye > Rotterdam > Douvres > Canterbury > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bath National Express

$24 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$100 - $165

Train, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Salisbury
  3. Take the bus from Fisherton Street (Rail) to Bath City Centre, Bus Station 265 / ...

$72 - $106

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Bath 182.2 miles

$35 - $60

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

You can take a train from Folkestone to Bath via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Bath via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, London, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 22 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Folkestone Central to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bath
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Folkestone to Bath?

The distance between Folkestone and Bath is 248 km. The road distance is 292 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Bath?

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Bath is to bus which costs £17 - £23 and takes 6 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Folkestone to Bath?

The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Bath is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £70 - £120.

Is there a direct bus between Folkestone and Bath?

No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Bath. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Bath via Canterbury and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Folkestone to Bath?

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