There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Dartford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone to Dartford National Express

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Train via London Bridge  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Dartford

$43 - $62

Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Ebbsfleet International

$48 - $67

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Dartford 54.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Dartford 54.5 miles

$11 - $17

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Folkestone and arriving at Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Dartford via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Dartford is 49 miles. The road distance is 54.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Dartford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Folkestone to Dartford, including transfers.

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Folkestone to Dartford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Folkestone station.

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

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Dartford is to bus which takes 1 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Folkestone to Dartford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dartford station.

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

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 48.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Folkestone to Dartford once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Folkestone to Dartford via London Bridge in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Folkestone Central to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Bus operators
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 Folkestone to Dartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Dartford
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Dartford is 55 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Folkestone to Dartford.

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