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

$18 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station 16|Gold
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Broadstairs, King Edward Avenue 8A|the Breeze / ...

$15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Broadstairs 28.8 miles

$80 - $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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The distance between Folkestone and Broadstairs is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Broadstairs. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Broadstairs, King Edward Avenue via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 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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What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Broadstairs, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to Broadstairs every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Broadstairs via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 2 h 16 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
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Broadstairs, King Edward Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Broadstairs
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$80 - $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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