There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Dover Priory  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Sittingbourne

$27 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 20 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 / ...

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Sittingbourne

$30 - $50

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Sittingbourne 34.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Sittingbourne 34.1 miles

$7 - $11

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

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to Sittingbourne hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Sittingbourne via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Folkestone Central to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Canterbury, Whitefriars (H&M) to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$95 - $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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Folkestone to Sittingbourne?

The distance between Folkestone and Sittingbourne is 42 km. The road distance is 55 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne?

The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £70 - £85.

Is there a direct train between Folkestone and Sittingbourne?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Folkestone and Sittingbourne?

No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone 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 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne?

It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Folkestone to Sittingbourne, including transfers.