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

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

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

$92 - $162

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Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bath National Express

$22 - $30

3 alternative options

Train via St Pancras International  •  4 h 50 min

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

$108 - $184

Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bath Spa

$74 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Bath 182.2 miles

$35 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Bath. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Bus Station and arriving at Bath via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Bath. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Bath Spa via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Bath is 155 miles. The road distance is 182.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Bath without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Folkestone to Bath, including transfers.

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Folkestone to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Folkestone, Bus Station.

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Folkestone to Bath train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Folkestone Central station.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Bath is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 41 min.

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Folkestone to Bath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bath station.

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Folkestone to Bath train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Bath.
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  • Distance: 154.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Folkestone to Bath via London Charing Cross, Charing Cross Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 3 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Bath via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 41 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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 Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Folkestone Central to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
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 Folkestone, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bath
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Bath is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Folkestone to Bath.

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