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Overview: Train from Preston to Folkestone

distanceDistance247 miles (398 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 2 min
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day

Trains from Preston to Folkestone cover the 247 miles (398 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 2 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Folkestone Central.

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FAQs

How far is it from Preston to Folkestone by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Folkestone from Preston via train to be approximately 247 miles (398 km).

What is the average Preston to Folkestone train duration?

The train time from Preston to Folkestone is on average 5 h 2 min  for the 247 miles (398 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Preston and Folkestone by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Preston to Folkestone, which train station in Preston do I depart from and which train station in Folkestone do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Preston   and arrive in Folkestone Central.

Where is the train station in Preston to go to Folkestone? Where is the train station in Folkestone located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Preston and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre 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 centre.

How many train services are there to Folkestone from Preston a day?

On average, there are 11 trains a day from Preston to Folkestone. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Preston to Folkestone? What time is the last train from Preston to Folkestone?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Preston at 09: 00. The last train leaves from Preston at 09: 00. Check Omio for the latest train times from Preston to Folkestone and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Preston
Folkestone
The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your trip from Preston to Folkestone.

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