There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$57 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, line 108 bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station 108
  3. Take the bus from Lewisham Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...

$27 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus, train via London Stratford also for Westfield  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield National Express
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central

$38 - $58

Bus, train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$42 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone 92.2 miles

$19 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Folkestone 92.2 miles

$230 - $320

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Folkestone, Radnor Park via Bow Church DLR, Lewisham Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Folkestone is 68 miles. The road distance is 92.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 108 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 45 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 68.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Folkestone, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and St Pancras International in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone via London Bow, Bow Church DLR, Lewisham Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
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 Stratford International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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 Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lewisham Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Folkestone
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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