There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Tube, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$36 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central

$33 - $53

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone 97.8 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Folkestone 97.8 miles

$220 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £15 - £23.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Folkestone is 121 km. The road distance is 156 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Folkestone, England?

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone. However, you can take the Tube to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, take the walk to St Pancras International, then take the train to Folkestone Central. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and London Charing Cross in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
52 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 London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Folkestone
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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