How to travel from Bristol to Folkestone

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Travel Information from Bristol to Folkestone

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$18 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€26) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Take a train or bus to travel 165 miles (266 km) to Folkestone from Bristol. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bristol to Folkestone.

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from Bristol to Folkestone

How to get from Bristol to Folkestone by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Bristol to Folkestone is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best journey from Bristol to Folkestone with National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bristol - Folkestone travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    FAQs: Travel from Bristol to Folkestone

    FAQs: Travel 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 Bristol to Folkestone.

    There are 2 travel options from Bristol to Folkestone: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Folkestone is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Folkestone:

    A bus is $13 (€11) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bristol to Folkestone costing on average $31 (€26).

    The fastest way to get to Folkestone from Bristol is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 20 min.

    Other travel options to Folkestone take longer:

    Bus takes on average 6 h 10 min.

    You should expect to travel around 165 miles (266 km) between Bristol and Folkestone.

    The average frequency per day from Bristol to Folkestone is:

    • 12 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Folkestone from Bristol as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bristol to Folkestone:

    • Most travelers board their bus from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Folkestone, Middelburg Square.
    • Most travelers catch their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Folkestone Central.

    The following travel companies offer services from Bristol to Folkestone:

    • Travel with National Express to go to Folkestone by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Bristol to Folkestone tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
    • Great Western Rail can get you to Folkestone by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Rail from Bristol to Folkestone for $31 (€26) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Bristol to Folkestone with the following travel companies:

    • Take a direct bus with.
    • Direct services by train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Folkestone as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bristol and Folkestone.

    Many of our customers traveling from Bristol to Folkestone don't make Folkestone their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Folkestone are London, Calais, Paris, Stratford or Tottenham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Folkestone to any of these top destinations today!

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