There are 4 ways to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 41 min

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

$22 - $31

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 59 min

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

$18 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Leeds Castle 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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 41 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
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Ashford International to Hollingbourne
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Leeds Castle
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Folkestone and Leeds Castle is 42 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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

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 41 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Folkestone to Leeds Castle, including transfers.