How to travel from Manchester to Folkestone

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Travel Information to Folkestone from Manchester

distanceDistance219 miles (353 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$23 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 8 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€54) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Virgin Trains

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 219 miles (353 km) from Manchester to Folkestone. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Folkestone.

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from Manchester to Folkestone

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

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

National Express
01:00PM9h30
Manchester
10:30PMFolkestone
$231One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
01:00PM9h30
Manchester
10:30PMFolkestone
$231One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
National Express
01:00PM9h30
Manchester
10:30PMFolkestone
$231One-way
0 transfers

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Travel on National Express and British Airways travel from Manchester to Folkestone at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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 Manchester - 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.

    British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

      FAQs: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Folkestone.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Folkestone: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Folkestone is a bus with an average price of $23 (€20).

      This is compared to other travel options from Manchester to Folkestone:

      Taking a bus costs $39 (€34) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $62 (€54) for the same trip.

      A bus is $48 (€41) less than a train with an average ticket price of $71 (€61) from Manchester to Folkestone.

      The fastest way to get to Folkestone from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

      Other travel options to Folkestone take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 45 min of travel time.

      Train takes on average 3 h 43 min.

      The distance is approximately 219 miles (353 km) from Manchester to Folkestone.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Folkestone is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 12 trains a day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Folkestone:

      • Buses from Manchester to Folkestone most often leave from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Folkestone, Middelburg Square.
      • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Folkestone Central.

      The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Folkestone:

      • National Express can take you to Folkestone by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Manchester to Folkestone for $23 (€20).
      • Travel with British Airways for flights to Folkestone. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways Manchester to Folkestone tickets on Omio for $62 (€54).
      • Travel with Virgin Trains for trains to Folkestone. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Virgin Trains Manchester to Folkestone tickets on Omio for $71 (€61).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Folkestone with the following travel companies:

      • You can travel directly by bus with.
      • You can book a direct flight with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

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

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Folkestone often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Calais, Paris, Stratford or Tottenham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Folkestone itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Folkestone and any of these top destinations today!

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