There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Staines

$49 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus, line 203 bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Hounslow West N9
  4. Take the line 203 bus from Hounslow West to Elmsleigh Bus Station 203

$30 - $34

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Staines

$48 - $66

Train, line 117 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the line 117 bus from Hounslow Bus Station to Staines Railway Station 117

$47 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Thorpe Park 88.2 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central Railway Station and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Covent Garden, Savoy Street, Hounslow West and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Thorpe Park is 76 miles. The road distance is 88.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Folkestone to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Folkestone Central Railway Station.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 203 bus, which costs £22 - £26 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Folkestone to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by London United, arrive at Elmsleigh Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Thorpe Park is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Folkestone to Thorpe Park.

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There are 849+ hotels available in Thorpe Park. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Folkestone to Thorpe Park via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Vauxhall Underground Station, Vauxhall, Staines, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Thorpe Park via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Temple, Lancaster Place, Covent Garden, Savoy Street, Hounslow West, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 5 h 49 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Folkestone Central to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Folkestone Central to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Vauxhall to Staines
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Staines
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Hounslow Bus Station to Staines Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Hounslow West
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Hounslow West to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.uk

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