London to Folkestone train

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Cheap train tickets and times from London to Folkestone

Showing times and prices for Jun 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

52 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

103 km

Cheap train tickets from London to start from $41 with an average ticket price of $72.

The fastest train from London to takes 52m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 10m and covers a distance of 103 km.

6 trains that leave London for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Southeastern
09:07AM0h52
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:59AMFolkestone West (FKW)
$411One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
08:10AM1h36
London Bridge (LBG)
09:46AMFolkestone West (FKW)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
09:13AM1h28
London Bridge (LBG)
10:41AMFolkestone West (FKW)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
08:04AM0h55
London St Pancras International (STP)
08:59AMFolkestone West (FKW)
$851One-way
0 transfers
Southeastern
09:36AM1h05
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:41AMFolkestone West (FKW)
$851One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from London to Folkestone

distanceDistance63 miles (102 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSoutheastern

Trains from London to Folkestone cover the 63 miles (102 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 8 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 route costs around $46 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Folkestone Central.

Train companies: Southeastern from London to Folkestone trains

Southeastern trains will get you to Folkestone from London from $28 (€25). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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.

Southeastern from London to Folkestone train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $28
  • Southeastern frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from London to Folkestone

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Folkestone 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 London to Folkestone.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Folkestone can start from as little as $20 (€18) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Folkestone is $46 (€40); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Folkestone train time is 1 h 8 min   covering the 63 mile (102 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Folkestone leaves at 6: 08 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Folkestone leaves at 11: 08 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Folkestone without having to change trains with Southeastern. There are 12 direct trains from London to Folkestone each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from London to Folkestone you can take a train with Southeastern. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between London and Folkestone on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 08 PM.

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

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

A day trip to Folkestone from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 8 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Folkestone by train is December.
You have options as you can travel from London to Folkestone 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Folkestone

London
Folkestone
London Waterloo is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Folkestone.
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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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
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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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
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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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
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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