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Nearby airports Folkestone
  • London Heathrow (LHR)

    $36 - $57
    1. Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3

      55 min - every 10 minutes

      $5 - $8

    2. King's Cross St. Pancras

      6 min - 1698 feet

    3. St Pancras International

      52 min - every 2 hours

      $30 - $50

  • London Gatwick (LGW)

    $45 - $70
    1. Gatwick Airport

      44 min - hourly

      $14 - $20

    2. London St Pancras

      0 min - 156 feet

    3. St Pancras International

      52 min - every 2 hours

      $30 - $50

  • London Stansted (STN)

    $57 - $79
    1. Stansted Airport

      30 min - hourly

      $24

    2. Tottenham Hale

      0 min - 359 feet

    3. Tottenham Hale Underground

      10 min - every 5 minutes

      $3 - $5

    4. King's Cross St. Pancras

      6 min - 1774 feet

    5. St Pancras International

      52 min - every 2 hours

      $30 - $50

  • London City (LCY)

    $33 - $49
    1. London City Airport DLR

      17 min - every 10 minutes

      $3 - $5

    2. Stratford International DLR

      0 min - 190 feet

    3. Stratford International

      45 min - every 2 hours

      $30 - $45

  • Lydd (LYX)

    $7
    1. Greatstone-on-Sea, Romney

      56 min - hourly

      $7

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Travel from Nearby-Airports to Folkestone

Bus or train from Nearby airports to Folkestone?

You can take a train from London Gatwick (LGW) to Folkestone via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Lydd (LYX) to Folkestone hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 56 min.

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How to get from Nearby airports to Folkestone

ModeDurationPrice
From Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station Tube to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, walk to St Pancras International, then train to Folkestone Central.2 h 29 min£35
From Gatwick Airport train to London St Pancras International LL, walk to St Pancras International, then train to Folkestone Central.2 h 12 min£43
From Stansted Airport train to Tottenham Hale, walk to Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Tube to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, walk to St Pancras International, then train to Folkestone Central.2 h 15 min£51
From London City Airport DLR Station train to Stratford International DLR Station, walk to Stratford International, then train to Folkestone Central.1 h 38 min£33
From Greatstone-on-Sea, Romney Sands (Holiday Camp) bus to Folkestone, Coolinge Lane.56 min£4

How long does it take to get from Nearby airports to Folkestone?

It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Nearby airports to Folkestone, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Nearby airports and Folkestone?

No, there is no direct train from Nearby airports to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Folkestone Central via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

Is there a direct bus between Nearby airports and Folkestone?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Greatstone-on-Sea, Romney Sands (Holiday Camp) and arriving at Folkestone, Coolinge Lane. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

Operators from Nearby airports to Folkestone

OperatorPhoneWebsite
London Underground (Tube)London Underground (Tube)
Southeastern+44 345 322 7021Southeastern
ThameslinkThameslink
Stansted ExpressStansted Express
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Stagecoach in East KentStagecoach in East Kent