There are 2 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Folkestone Central

$55 - $88

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Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone 142.4 miles

$30 - $45

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Folkestone Central via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Folkestone is 111 miles. The road distance is 142.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Airport Parkway station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Folkestone Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 110.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Folkestone, England?

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone via London Waterloo and London Waterloo East in around 3 h 38 min.

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