There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, 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

$67 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to London 007
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London

$16 - $20

3 alternative options

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

$40 - $54

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

$230 - $330

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 $35 - $55 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, London, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 3 h 34 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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$230 - $330

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

The distance between Folkestone and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 121 km. The road distance is 157 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

The quickest way to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £45 - £70.

Is there a direct bus between Folkestone and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Heathrow Airport London via Canterbury and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

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

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