There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Folkestone by train, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$75 - $199

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Canterbury Ouibus

$33 - $42

3 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$207 - $224

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

$65 - $94

Fly, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central

$128 - $1,460

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Folkestone is to night bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Folkestone is to train which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Paris and Folkestone is 262 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Paris to Folkestone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Folkestone station. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Folkestone Central Railway Station via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord Eurostar and arriving at Folkestone Central via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Folkestone is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 3:20 PM in Paris and 2:20 PM in Folkestone.

Map of how to get from Paris to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 163.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Folkestone, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Paris to Folkestone 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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