There are 4 ways to get from London to Folkestone by train, night bus, car or rideshare

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Train  •  52 min

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

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Folkestone 70 miles

$6 - $15

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the night bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Folkestone, Bus Station National Express / ...

$10 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone 69.9 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Folkestone is to rideshare which costs £5 - £11 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Folkestone is to train which takes 52 min and costs £26 - £40.

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The distance between London and Folkestone is 102 km. The road distance is 112 km.

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The train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Folkestone, Bus Station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Pancras International and arriving at Folkestone Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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

Southeastern operates a train from London to Folkestone hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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