There are 4 ways to get from Folkestone to Hastings by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 1 h 41 min
$25 - $37
3 alternative options
Bus • 2 h 50 min
Taxi • 52 min
$100 - $130
Drive • 52 min
$8 - $13
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Hastings is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.
The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Hastings is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 52 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Hastings station. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Bus Station and arriving at Hastings Town Centre, station via Rye, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.
No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Hastings via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.
The distance between Folkestone and Hastings is 30 miles. The road distance is 40.3 miles.
The best way to get from Folkestone to Hastings without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £19 - £29.
It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Folkestone to Hastings, including transfers.
Folkestone to Hastings bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Folkestone, Bus Station.
Folkestone to Hastings train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Folkestone Central station.
The best way to get from Folkestone to Hastings is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £19 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 50 min.
What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Hastings, England?
You can take a train from Folkestone to Hastings via Ashford International in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Hastings via Rye, Railway Station in around 2 h 50 min.
Train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
- Ave. Duration
- 19 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $10 - $15
- Schedules at
- Schedules at
- Off-Peak Day Single
- $14 - $20
- Anytime Day Single
- $10 - $15
Train from Ashford International to Hastings
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More Questions & Answers
Folkestone to Hastings bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Hastings Town Centre, station.
Folkestone to Hastings train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Hastings station.
Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Hastings is 40 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Folkestone to Hastings.
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