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

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Ramsgate

$17 - $24

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Bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station 16|Gold
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ramsgate, Harbour 9 / ...

$14

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Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Ramsgate 26.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Ramsgate 26.5 miles

$5 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Ramsgate. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Radnor Park and arriving at Ramsgate, Harbour via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Ramsgate. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Ramsgate is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Ramsgate without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .

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The train from Folkestone Central to Ramsgate takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Folkestone to Ramsgate bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Folkestone, Radnor Park station.

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

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Ramsgate is to train which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 9 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Folkestone to Ramsgate bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Ramsgate, Harbour station.

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Folkestone to Ramsgate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ramsgate station.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Ramsgate.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to Ramsgate hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Ramsgate via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ramsgate, Harbour
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Ramsgate is 26 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Folkestone to Ramsgate.

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