Folkestone to London train

Wed, 29 May
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Cheap train tickets from Folkestone to London

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Folkestone to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southeastern
08:351h33
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:08London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southeastern
08:011h40
Folkestone West (FKW)
09:41London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southeastern
09:081h31
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:39London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:010h53
Folkestone West (FKW)
08:54London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
09:010h53
Folkestone West (FKW)
09:54London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
0 changes

Train timetableFolkestone to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 May
Southeastern
08:010h53
Folkestone West (FKW)
08:54London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Southeastern
08:011h40
Folkestone West (FKW)
09:41London Bridge (LBG)
1 change
Southeastern
08:351h33
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:08London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southeastern
09:010h53
Folkestone West (FKW)
09:54London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Southeastern
09:081h31
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:39London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southeastern
09:081h11
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:19London St Pancras International (STP)
1 change

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Train times from Folkestone to London

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

1 h 16 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

103 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Folkestone for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Southeastern
08:010h53
Folkestone West (FKW)
08:54London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Southeastern
09:010h53
Folkestone West (FKW)
09:54London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
09:081h11
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:19London St Pancras International (STP)
£611One-way
1 change
Southeastern
09:081h31
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:39London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:351h33
Folkestone West (FKW)
10:08London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Folkestone to London

distanceDistance63 miles
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSoutheastern

Trains from Folkestone to London cover the 63 miles long journey taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Folkestone Central and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train providers: Southeastern trains Folkestone to London

Buy your official Southeastern train tickets between Folkestone and London from £12 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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 Folkestone to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: £12
  • Southeastern frequency: 25 a day

Trains from Folkestone to London

Southeastern run 20 train services from Folkestone to London daily. Most trains arrive at London St. Pancras, except for a single service arriving at London Cannon Street. The first direct service to St. Pancras leaves at 5:58 a.m. and the last departing at 10:02 p.m. Journeys take 52 minutes, or 1 hour 40 minutes if you catch the 4:43 a.m. service to Cannon Street. 21 indirect services via Ashford are also available, which take an hour.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Folkestone to London?

Departure Station: Folkestone West All trains from Folkestone to London depart from Folkestone West. Folkestone West is half a mile west of the town centre. The 73 and 17 buses run from the heart of town, although walking from the town centre only takes around ten minutes.

Arrival Station: London St. Pancras and Cannon Street Most trains from Folkestone arrive at St. Pancras Station. Take the Piccadilly Line or the Victoria Line to reach the West End and Westminster, or the Northern Line to reach the City of London. The Cannon Street service terminates in the centre of the City of London.

FAQs: Folkestone to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Folkestone to London 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 Folkestone to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Folkestone to London can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Folkestone to London is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Folkestone to London train travel time is 53 min   for the 63 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Folkestone to London leaves at 04: 41. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Folkestone to London leaves at 23: 01.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Folkestone to London without having to change trains with Southeastern. There are 12 direct trains from Folkestone to London each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Folkestone to London, you can count on Southeastern for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Folkestone and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 01.

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

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

A day trip to London from Folkestone is worth doing with a journey time of 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Folkestone to London is November.
You have options as you can travel between Folkestone and London 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Folkestone and London

Folkestone
London
Folkestone Central is the most popular Folkestone railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Folkestone for your journey to London.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transport options for Folkestone Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop outside of the station (exit station, walk down the slope and turn right. Bus stop is just beyond the bridge)
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transport options for Folkestone West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Road, platform 2 side of the station.
Folkestone Central or Folkestone WestAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility

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