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

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Train via Staines  •  3 h 23 min

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

$43 - $61

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Train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$45 - $64

Train, subway  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Hatton Cross station Piccadilly

$55 - $77

Bus, line 203 bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station 022 / ...
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  4. Take the line 203 bus from Hatton Cross to Elmsleigh Bus Station 203

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 train from Folkestone to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Chertsey via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 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 3 h 23 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 203 bus, which costs and takes 5 h 33 min.

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Folkestone to Thorpe Park train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Chertsey 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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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Folkestone to Thorpe Park via London Waterloo East, London Waterloo, Staines, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Thorpe Park via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, London Victoria Coach Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station, Hatton Cross station, Hatton Cross, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
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 St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Staines
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
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 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
nationalexpress.com
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Hatton Cross to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.uk

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