Travel options
from Folkestone to London

You can get from Folkestone to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Folkestone to London on Oct 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMFolkestone Central0h58 03:58PMLondon St Pancras
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$221One-way
Cheapest
06:30PMFolkestone, Middelburg Square2h50 09:20PMLondon
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$131One-way
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02:00PMFolkestone Central0h58 02:58PMLondon St Pancras
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$221One-way
03:11PMFolkestone Central1h10 04:21PMLondon St Pancras
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$221One-way
12:11PMFolkestone Central1h41 01:52PMLondon Charing Cross
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$161One-way

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Mon
Oct 25
$59Southeastern
$13National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$59Southeastern
$13National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$59Southeastern
$13National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$59Southeastern
$13National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$59Southeastern
$13National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$16Southeastern
$13National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$16Southeastern
$12National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$59Southeastern
$13National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$59Southeastern
$12National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$16Southeastern
$12National Express

Travel Information to London from Folkestone

distanceDistance63 miles (102 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $58
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $58 (€48) • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a bus or train to travel 63 miles (102 km) to London from Folkestone. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Folkestone to London.

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FAQs
How do I go from Folkestone to London?

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

What is the cheapest way from Folkestone to London?

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to London is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is usually $48 (€40) less than taking a train to London, which costs on average $58 (€48) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Folkestone to London?

The quickest way to travel from Folkestone to London is by train, which takes on average 54 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 35 min   on average.

How far is it from Folkestone to London?

You should expect to travel around 63 miles (102 km) between Folkestone and London.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Folkestone to London?

The average frequency per day from Folkestone to London is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Folkestone and London as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to London from Folkestone, where do I depart from Folkestone and where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Folkestone, Middelburg Square and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Folkestone Central and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me to London from Folkestone?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Folkestone to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Folkestone to London tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Southeastern can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Southeastern from Folkestone to London for $58 (€48) on Omio.
Is there a direct service to London from Folkestone?

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

  • You can take a direct train with Southeastern with 16 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Folkestone to London?
Your trip from Folkestone to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Folkestone to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
When should I book a ticket from Folkestone to London online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Folkestone to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $10 (€8) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $58 (€48) one way.

But we recommend booking Folkestone to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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