There are 3 ways to get from Folkestone to Peterborough by train or car

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Train via London  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough

£41 - £106

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Peterborough

£67 - £100

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Peterborough 151.1 miles

£24 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Peterborough is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Peterborough is to train via London which costs £40 - £110 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Peterborough. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Peterborough via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Peterborough is 120 miles. The road distance is 151.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Peterborough without a car is to train via London which takes 1h 58m and costs £40 - £110.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Folkestone to Peterborough, including transfers.

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

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Folkestone to Peterborough train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Peterborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Peterborough is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Folkestone to Peterborough.

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  • Distance: 120.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Peterborough, England?

You can take a train from Folkestone to Peterborough via St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 1h 58m.

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 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Folkestone Central to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£20 - £30
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£30 - £45
Train from London Bridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£35 - £45
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £50
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£13 - £18
Anytime Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £50

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