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

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 via Stratford International  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station Dlr

$35 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station 16|Gold
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to New Cross Gate Station 022 / ...

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Bridge

$38 - $55

Train via Rainham (Kent)  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Maze Hill

$49 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Greenwich 64.8 miles

$13 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Greenwich is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Greenwich is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Greenwich is 58 miles. The road distance is 64.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Folkestone to Greenwich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum via Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and New Cross Gate Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Greenwich station. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Greenwich, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Folkestone to Greenwich via Stratford International and Stratford DLR Station in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Greenwich via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and New Cross Gate Station in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Folkestone Central to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Maze Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
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, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to New Cross Gate Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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