There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Dover Priory

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Shellons Street Car Park to Dover, Ladywell (The Park) 102|the Wave

$5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) 9 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) 9 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Walk from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) 9.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) is to taxi which costs £21 - £25 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Dover Castle (Station) is 8 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.

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The train from Folkestone Central to Dover Priory takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Folkestone, Shellons Street Car Park and arriving at Dover, Ladywell (The Park). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Dover Priory. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Dover Castle (Station), England?

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Shellons Street Car Park to Dover, Ladywell (The Park)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Dover Castle (Station)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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