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

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Sittingbourne

$30 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station 16|Gold
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) 3X

$15

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Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Sittingbourne 34.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Sittingbourne 34.1 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Sittingbourne. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Radnor Park and arriving at Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Sittingbourne. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Sittingbourne is 26 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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The train from Folkestone Central to Sittingbourne takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Folkestone to Sittingbourne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to Sittingbourne every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Sittingbourne via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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 Sittingbourne is 34 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Folkestone to Sittingbourne.

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