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There are 4 ways to get from Putney to Folkestone by subway, train, bus or car

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Subway, train  •  2 h

  1. Take the subway from East Putney station to Earl's Court station
  2. Take the subway from Earl's Court station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$36 - $57

Cheapest option

Line 170 bus, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 170 bus from West Hill Road to Victoria, Eccleston Bridge 170
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury 007 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park

$18 - $24

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Putney to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Folkestone Central

$40 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Putney to Folkestone 73.5 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Putney to Folkestone is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Putney to Folkestone is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Putney to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from West Hill Road and arriving at Folkestone, Radnor Park via London Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Putney to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Putney and arriving at Folkestone Central via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Putney and Folkestone is 66 miles. The road distance is 73.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Putney to Folkestone without a car is to subway and train which takes 2 h and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Putney to Folkestone, including transfers.

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Putney to Folkestone bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from West Hill Road station.

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Putney to Folkestone train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Putney station.

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The best way to get from Putney to Folkestone is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 170 bus and bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Putney to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

You can take a train from Putney to Folkestone via London Waterloo and London Waterloo East in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Putney to Folkestone via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, London Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from East Putney station to Earl's Court station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Earl's Court station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
52 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 London Waterloo East to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent

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

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Putney to Folkestone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Folkestone Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Putney to Folkestone is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Putney to Folkestone.

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There are 532+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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