There are 8 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 34 min

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

$83 - $222

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Canterbury Paris Centre - Bercy > Calais > Douvres > Canterbury > Londres

$36 - $46

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 11 min

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

$225 - $242

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 19 min

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

$67 - $99

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$128 - $1,465

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$103 - $315

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$93 - $249

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$98 - $262

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

Eurostar operates a train from Paris to Folkestone 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $210 and the journey takes 2 h.

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
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$160 - $240
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
$186
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 - $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 St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Paris to Folkestone?

The distance between Paris and Folkestone is 262 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Folkestone?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Folkestone is to night bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Folkestone?

The quickest way to get from Paris to Folkestone is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 65€ - 180€.

Is there a direct train between Paris and Folkestone?

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 34 min.

Is there a direct bus between Paris and Folkestone?

No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Folkestone Central Railway Station via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Paris to Folkestone?

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Paris to Folkestone, including transfers.