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There are 4 ways to get from Folkestone to Broadstairs by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Broadstairs

$17 - $25

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Bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station 16 - Gold
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Broadstairs, Pierremont Hall 9 / ...

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Broadstairs 28.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Broadstairs 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Broadstairs is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Broadstairs is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Broadstairs. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Radnor Park and arriving at Broadstairs, Pierremont Hall via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Broadstairs. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Broadstairs is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Broadstairs without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £13 - £19.

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The train from Folkestone Central to Broadstairs takes 54 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Folkestone to Broadstairs bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Folkestone, Radnor Park station.

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

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Broadstairs is to train which takes 54 min and costs £13 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Broadstairs.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to Broadstairs every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Broadstairs via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Broadstairs
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Broadstairs, Pierremont Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Canterbury to Broadstairs
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Broadstairs
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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Folkestone to Broadstairs bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Broadstairs, Pierremont Hall station.

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Folkestone to Broadstairs train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Broadstairs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Broadstairs is 29 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Folkestone to Broadstairs.

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