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

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Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central

$43 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station 16|Gold

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 42 min

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

$35 - $58

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 station. However, there are services departing from Putney and arriving at Folkestone Central Railway Station via Clapham Junction Station, Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 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 2 h 42 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 train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Putney to Folkestone, including transfers.

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Putney to Folkestone bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd station.

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Putney to Folkestone train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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The best way to get from Putney to Folkestone is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Putney to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Putney to Folkestone hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Putney to Folkestone via Clapham Junction Station, Elephant & Castle London Rd, Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
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
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $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 Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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