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There are 4 ways to get from Manston to Folkestone by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ramsgate to Folkestone Central

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus, bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Manna Hutte, Arundel Road to Canterbury, Bus Station 9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park 16 - Gold

$12 - $15

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Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Manston to Folkestone 25.9 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Manston to Folkestone 25.9 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Manston to Folkestone is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Manston to Folkestone is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manston to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Manna Hutte, Arundel Road and arriving at Folkestone, Radnor Park via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Manston and Folkestone is 20 miles. The road distance is 25.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manston to Folkestone without a car is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs £14 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Manston to Folkestone, including transfers.

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Manston to Folkestone bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Manna Hutte, Arundel Road station.

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The best way to get from Manston to Folkestone is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs £14 - £22. Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 37m.

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Manston to Folkestone bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Folkestone, Radnor Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manston to Folkestone is 26 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Manston to Folkestone.

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Map of how to get from Manston to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between Manston, Kent, England and Folkestone, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Manston to Folkestone hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manston to Folkestone via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 1h 37m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manna Hutte, Arundel Road to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from Manston to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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