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Cheap train tickets from Folkestone to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Folkestone to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southeastern
05:40AM1h31
Folkestone West (FKW)
07:11AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
$301One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Southeastern
04:44AM1h30
Folkestone West (FKW)
06:14AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
$301One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
04:44AM1h04
Folkestone West (FKW)
05:48AMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$391One-way
1 transfer
Southeastern
05:58AM1h43
Folkestone Central (FKC)
07:41AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
$471One-way
1 transfer
Southeastern
05:58AM0h56
Folkestone Central (FKC)
06:54AMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$551One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Folkestone to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
Southeastern
04:44AM1h04
Folkestone West (FKW)
05:48AMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
1 transfer
Southeastern
04:44AM1h30
Folkestone West (FKW)
06:14AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
0 transfers
Southeastern
05:40AM1h31
Folkestone West (FKW)
07:11AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
0 transfers
Southeastern
05:58AM0h56
Folkestone Central (FKC)
06:54AMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
0 transfers
Southeastern
05:58AM1h43
Folkestone Central (FKC)
07:41AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Folkestone to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

56 m

Average

1 h 20 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

103 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Folkestone for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Southeastern
05:58AM0h56
Folkestone Central (FKC)
06:54AMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$551One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
04:44AM1h04
Folkestone West (FKW)
05:48AMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$391One-way
1 transfer
Southeastern
04:44AM1h30
Folkestone West (FKW)
06:14AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
$301One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
05:40AM1h31
Folkestone West (FKW)
07:11AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
$301One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
05:58AM1h43
Folkestone Central (FKC)
07:41AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
$471One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Folkestone to London

distanceDistance63 miles (102 km)
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSoutheastern

Trains from Folkestone to London cover the 63 miles (102 km) long journey taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $44 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Folkestone Central and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train providers: Southeastern from Folkestone to London trains

You can travel by train from Folkestone to London with Southeastern for as low as $11 (€9). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Southeastern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to Kent, Sussex, Surrey and parts of East Anglia. It runs services from early morning until late at night, seven days a week. Southeastern has a range of train types, including high-speed Javelin trains, commuter-friendly Metro services, and the classic InterCity services. Ticket types include Advance, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southeastern are London to Kent, London to Eastbourne, and London to Hastings.

Train information from Folkestone to London with Southeastern:

  • Average Duration: 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: $11
  • Southeastern frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Folkestone to London

FAQs: Travel by train from Folkestone to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Folkestone to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Folkestone to London can start from as little as $11 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Folkestone to London is $44 (€38); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Folkestone to London is on average 53 min   for the 63 mile (102 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Folkestone to London by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Folkestone to London leaves at 4: 41 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Folkestone to London leaves at 11: 01 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Folkestone to London without having to change trains with Southeastern. There are 12 direct trains from Folkestone to London each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from Folkestone to London you can take a train with Southeastern. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to London from Folkestone on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 01 PM.

When departing from Folkestone, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Folkestone Central, Folkestone West and Folkestone Central or Folkestone West. When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Folkestone Central, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to London from Folkestone is worth doing with a journey time of 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Folkestone to London is November.
You have options as you can travel from Folkestone to London 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Folkestone and London

Folkestone
London
Folkestone Central is the most popular Folkestone railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Folkestone for your trip to London.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transit options for Folkestone Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop outside of the station (exit station, walk down the slope and turn right. Bus stop is just beyond the bridge)
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transit options for Folkestone West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Road, platform 2 side of the station.
London St Pancras International is the most popular London train station for Omio travelers, but London has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in London for your trip from Folkestone.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3450774224
Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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