There are 3 ways to get from Folkestone to Beachy Head by train, bus or car

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Train, line 3 bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Eastbourne
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, station to Meads, Edensor Road 3A / ...

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Bus  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Trinity Gardens to Rye, Railway Station 102 - the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road 99 - the Wave

£17 - £22

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Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Beachy Head 60.3 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Beachy Head is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Beachy Head is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Beachy Head. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Trinity Gardens and arriving at Meads, Edensor Road via Rye, Railway Station, Hastings Town Centre, station and Eastbourne Town Centre, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 41m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Beachy Head is 47 miles. The road distance is 60.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Beachy Head without a car is to train and line 3 bus which takes 3h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Folkestone to Beachy Head, including transfers.

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Folkestone to Beachy Head bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Folkestone, Trinity Gardens station.

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Folkestone to Beachy Head bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Beachy Head is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Folkestone to Beachy Head.

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There are 403+ hotels available in Beachy Head. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Beachy Head.
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  • Distance: 46.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Beachy Head, England?

You can take a bus from Folkestone to Beachy Head via Rye, Railway Station, Hastings Town Centre, station, Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road, Eastbourne Town Centre, station, and Meads, Edensor Road in around 5h 41m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, station to Meads, Edensor Road
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Trinity Gardens to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Stagecoach in Hastings
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings

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