There are 4 ways to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford International DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central

$34 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station 16|Gold

$20 - $24

2 alternative options

Train via Rainham (Kent)  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Folkestone Central

$50 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone 63.2 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Woolwich Arsenal Station, England and Folkestone, England?

You can take a train from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone via Stratford International DLR Station and Stratford International in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone via Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford International DLR Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 - $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 Rainham (Kent) to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone?

The distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station and Folkestone is 89 km. The road distance is 101 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone?

The cheapest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone?

The quickest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct train between Woolwich Arsenal Station and Folkestone?

No, there is no direct train from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and arriving at Folkestone Central via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Woolwich Arsenal Station and Folkestone?

No, there is no direct bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Woolwich Arsenal and arriving at Folkestone Central Railway Station via Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone?

It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone, including transfers.