There are 6 ways to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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 36 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International

$62 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 021 / ...

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  2. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station Piccadilly

$39 - $53

Train, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Heathrow Central Bus Station N9

$37 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 98 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a town car from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport 98 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which costs £45 - £75 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 75 miles. The road distance is 98 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Bus Station and arriving at London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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