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There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Zeebrugge by train, car train, bus, tram, car or car ferry

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  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Blankenberge Ic

$81 - $186

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Zeebrugge

$43 - $64

3 alternative options

Eurotunnel, bus  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 1753

$188 - $200

Eurotunnel, train, line 0 tram  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ostende / Oostende Ic
  4. Take the line 0 tram from Oostende Station tramperron 4 to Zeebrugge Kerk 0

$216 - $237

Eurotunnel, drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Zeebrugge

$188 - $197

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Zeebrugge is to car ferry and drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Zeebrugge is to Eurotunnel and drive which costs £140 - £155 and takes 1h 52m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Zeebrugge is 91 miles.

The best way to get from Folkestone to Zeebrugge without a car is to train which takes 5h 24m and costs £60 - £150.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Folkestone to Zeebrugge, including transfers.

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Zeebrugge is 1h ahead of Folkestone. It is currently 5:14 AM in Folkestone and 6:14 AM in Zeebrugge.

There are 1391+ hotels available in Zeebrugge. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Zeebrugge.
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  • Distance: 90.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Zeebrugge, Belgium?

You can take a train from Folkestone to Zeebrugge via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Blankenberge, and Blankenberge Station perron 2 in around 5h 24m.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Blankenberge
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Tram from Oostende Station tramperron 4 to Zeebrugge Kerk
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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