There are 5 ways to get from London Victoria to Folkestone by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 51 min

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

$33 - $53

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Folkestone, Bus Station National Express / ...

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 47 min

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

$32 - $53

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station 16|Gold

$16 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Folkestone 70.7 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Folkestone is to night bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Folkestone is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Folkestone is 64 miles. The road distance is 70.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from London Victoria to Folkestone, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Folkestone, Bus Station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 63.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from London Victoria to Folkestone hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Folkestone via Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Folkestone, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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