There are 5 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

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

$15

3 alternative options

Train via Dover Priory  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Sittingbourne

$26 - $37

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Sittingbourne 34.1 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Sittingbourne 34.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 40 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 train from Folkestone Central to Sittingbourne takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Sittingbourne. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 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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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 27 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
Train from Dover Priory to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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 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 - $120
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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