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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 7m

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

$56 - $90

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Bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express / ...

$25 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  3. Take the bus from Rye, Railway Station to Folkestone, Bus Station

$68 - $110

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal 141.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal is to bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 6h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Cheriton, Hawkins Road via London Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Folkestone West via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Southampton and Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal is 112 miles. The road distance is 141.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal without a car is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal, including transfers.

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Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £28 and takes 6h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal.
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  • Distance: 111.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal via London Waterloo, London Waterloo East, and Folkestone West in around 4h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal via London Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, Canterbury, Bus Station, and Cheriton, Hawkins Road in around 6h 51m.

Train operators
Southern
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rye, Railway Station to Folkestone, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent

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Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Folkestone West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Southampton to Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal.

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