There are 6 ways to get from London Victoria to Folkestone by train, bus, night bus or car

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  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Folkestone Central

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Folkestone National Express / ...

$11 - $15

4 alternative options

Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 51 min

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

$38 - $59

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Canterbury Londres > Canterbury > Douvres > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station 16|Gold

$12 - $14

Train via London Charing Cross  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central

$38 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Folkestone 70.7 miles

$15 - $22

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Folkestone, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London Victoria to Folkestone 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Folkestone via Canterbury and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Victoria to Folkestone?

The distance between London Victoria and Folkestone is 102 km. The road distance is 113 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Folkestone?

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Folkestone is to bus which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Victoria to Folkestone?

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Folkestone is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £10 - £16.

Is there a direct train between London Victoria and Folkestone?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Victoria and arriving at Folkestone Central. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Victoria and Folkestone?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Folkestone. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from London Victoria to Folkestone?

The train from London Victoria to Folkestone Central takes 1 h 41 min including transfers and departs five times a day.