There are 5 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central

$47 - $68

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Bus, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Stratford, also for Westfield
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central

$44 - $66

3 alternative options

Line 9 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) 9
  2. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  3. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge) X80
  4. Take the bus from Greenhithe, Railway Station to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station
  5. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Folkestone Central

$46 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone 80.1 miles

$17 - $25

Towncar  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Folkestone 80.1 miles

$180 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Folkestone is 39 miles. The road distance is 80.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Folkestone Central via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Southend Airport (SEN), England and Folkestone, England?

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone via Stratford (London) and Stratford International in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
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 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Greenhithe, Railway Station to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Stratford, also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Folkestone
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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