There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Dover 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  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Dover Priory

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Stuart Road to Dover Priory Railway Station 100|the Wave / ...

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Dover 8 miles

$25 - $30

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Dover 8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Walk from Folkestone to Dover 8.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Dover is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Dover is to train which takes 11 min and costs £5 - £9.

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The distance between Folkestone and Dover is 11 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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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, Stuart Road and arriving at Dover Priory Railway Station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 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, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to Dover 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 every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 20 min. National Express also services this route twice daily.

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, Stuart Road to Dover Priory Railway Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Dover
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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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