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Overview: Train from London to Folkestone

distanceDistance63 miles (102 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency12 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 21 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $48 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Folkestone Central.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Folkestone

Travel by train 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

What is the price of the cheapest train from London to Folkestone?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Folkestone from London for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€14)  one way.

How much is the train to Folkestone from London on average?

The London to Folkestone train ticket price is on average $48 (€40)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.

What is the distance between London and Folkestone by train?

The train distance from London to Folkestone is around 63 miles (102 km).

How long is the train ride to Folkestone from London?

On average the London to Folkestone train travel time is 1 h 21 min  for the 63 miles (102 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Folkestone?

There are a few train stations in London to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Folkestone you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Folkestone Central and Folkestone West.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Folkestone Central.

Where do I find the London train station to Folkestone? Where is the Folkestone train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Folkestone most often arrive at Folkestone Central and need to travel around 0.6 miles (956 m) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service from London to Folkestone?

Take the London to Folkestone train with Southeastern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Folkestone from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any nonstop train services from London to Folkestone?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from London to Folkestone with Southeastern, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.

How many train services per day are there between London and Folkestone?

The average number of trains departing London for Folkestone is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from London to Folkestone? When does the last train depart from London to Folkestone?

You can take the earliest train from London to Folkestone at 8: 37 AM   or take the last train from London to Folkestone leaving at 9: 49 AM. Look for the latest London to Folkestone train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I purchase train tickets to Folkestone from London to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between London and Folkestone within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€40) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from London to Folkestone a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Folkestone
London Victoria 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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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
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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
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+44 3457114141
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24/7
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
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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