There are 7 ways to get from Folkestone to Belgium by train, bus, car train, car, car ferry or plane

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  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Eurostar

$69 - $178

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 37 min

$53 - $78

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Ouibus

Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 24 min

$201 - $215

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. LCY - RTM

$138 - $387

Train to London City, fly to Antwerp  •  4 h 56 min

  1. LCY - ANR

$109 - $348

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 8 min

  1. LHR - BRU

$133 - $304

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Belgium?

Eurostar operates a train from Folkestone to Brussels twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Folkestone to Brussels every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $160
Premier
$130 - $180
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
46 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 Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
54 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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Folkestone and Belgium is 250 km.

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Belgium is to car ferry and drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 3 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Belgium is to Eurotunnel and drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £150 - £170.

It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Folkestone to Belgium, including transfers.