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

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 52 min

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

$14

2 alternative options

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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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Ramsgate is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Ramsgate is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 34 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 train from Folkestone Central to Ramsgate takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Ramsgate. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Ramsgate, Harbour via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 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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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 52 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Ramsgate, Harbour
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
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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