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There are 4 ways to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Hollingbourne

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
  2. Take the bus from Ashford International station to Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning 10X

$15 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Leeds Castle 30.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Leeds Castle 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Leeds Castle. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Hollingbourne via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Leeds Castle is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle, including transfers.

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

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Folkestone to Leeds Castle train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Hollingbourne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Leeds Castle is 31 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Folkestone to Leeds Castle.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Leeds Castle. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Leeds Castle, England?

You can take a train from Folkestone to Leeds Castle via Ashford International and Hollingbourne in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Ashford International to Hollingbourne
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford International station to Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Leeds Castle
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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