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

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Train  •  1 h 35 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 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from London Eltham to Canterbury National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park 16 - Gold

Train via Rainham (Kent)  •  3 h 45 min

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

$44 - $69

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone 63.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station station to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Woolwich Arsenal Station and arriving at Folkestone, Radnor Park via London Eltham and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Woolwich Arsenal Station 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 35 min.

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The distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station and Folkestone is 56 miles. The road distance is 63.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone, including transfers.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Eltham station.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Woolwich Arsenal station.

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The best way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 55.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone via Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue, London Eltham, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 3 h 7 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 15 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 - $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 Rainham (Kent) to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 London Eltham to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Folkestone, Radnor Park station.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Folkestone Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Folkestone.

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