There are 4 ways to get from Folkestone to Boulogne-sur-Mer by train, bus, car train, taxi, 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

Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun Est
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Boulogne Ville Tgv

$52 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais Ouibus

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Eurotunnel, taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Take a taxi from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer

$229 - $239

Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer

$31 - $46

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Boulogne-sur-Mer is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Boulogne-sur-Mer is to Eurotunnel and taxi which costs £170 - £180 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Boulogne-sur-Mer is 32 miles.

It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Folkestone to Boulogne-sur-Mer, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Boulogne-sur-Mer. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Boulogne-sur-Mer via Canterbury and Calais. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Boulogne-sur-Mer. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Boulogne Ville via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Boulogne-sur-Mer, France?

You can take a train from Folkestone to Boulogne-sur-Mer via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Calais-Fréthun in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Folkestone to Boulogne-sur-Mer every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$29 - $40
Premier
$45 - $60
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Boulogne Ville
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$15 - $24
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Boulogne Ville
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$21 - $29
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Allo Taxis Calais
Phone
+33 6 09 52 30 38
Website
allotaxicalais.com
Taxi Guines
Phone
+33 6 85 57 73 39

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