How to get to Gillingham from Folkestone

Wed, 26 Jun
+ Add return
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
42K ratings
Google Play
136K reviews

Travel Information from Folkestone to Gillingham

distanceDistance34 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£13 - £28
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £13 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a train or coach to travel 34 miles from Folkestone to Gillingham. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Folkestone to Gillingham.

Travel options
from Folkestone to Gillingham

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

Our recommendation

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

DB Southeastern
0 changes
DB Southeastern
0 changes
DB Southeastern
0 changes

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, flight, and ferry .

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, coaches, flights and ferries

26 Jun
27 Jun
28 Jun
29 Jun
30 Jun
01 Jul
02 Jul

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Coach Companies from Folkestone to Gillingham

Travel from Folkestone to Gillingham on National Express travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express is the leading travel operator 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 traveller 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 Folkestone - Gillingham 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: Folkestone to Gillingham

    FAQs: Travel to Gillingham 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 Gillingham.

    There are 2 options to travel from Folkestone to Gillingham including taking a train or coach.

    The cheapest way to go to Gillingham from Folkestone is by taking a coach, which costs on average £13.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Folkestone to Gillingham:

    A coach is £16 less than a train with an average ticket price of £28 from Folkestone to Gillingham.

    The fastest way from Folkestone to Gillingham is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Gillingham that take longer:

    Train takes 1 h 28 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 34 miles from Folkestone to Gillingham.

    The average frequency per day from Folkestone to Gillingham is:

    • Around 16 trains per day.

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Folkestone to Gillingham:

    • Coaches mostly depart from Folkestone, Middelburg Square and arrive in Gillingham, Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre.
    • Trains mostly depart from Folkestone Central and arrive in Gillingham (Kent).

    The following travel companies offer services from Folkestone to Gillingham:

    • Travel with National Express to go to Gillingham by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Folkestone to Gillingham tickets on Omio for £13.
    • Travel with Southeastern for trains to Gillingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Southeastern Folkestone to Gillingham tickets on Omio for £28.

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

    • You can book a direct coach with.
    • You'll find direct trains with.

    Direct services to Gillingham 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 journey.

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

    Travelling from Folkestone to Gillingham: related information

    Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

    HomeTravelTravel to United KingdomTravel to GillinghamHow to get to Gillingham from Folkestone

    The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

    We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

    Hand With Phone
    More routes, destinations and providers