How to get to Maidstone from Folkestone

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from Folkestone to Maidstone

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

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

DB Southeastern
08:010h57
Folkestone
08:58Maidstone
£221One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
DB Southeastern
08:010h57
Folkestone
08:58Maidstone
£221One-way
0 changes
Fastest
DB Southeastern
08:010h57
Folkestone
08:58Maidstone
£221One-way
0 changes
Other options
DB Southeastern
06:111h01
Folkestone
07:12Maidstone
£221One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
16:551h05
Folkestone
18:00Maidstone
£221One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information between Folkestone and Maidstone

distanceDistance31 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range£22 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £22 • 56 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSoutheastern

Take a train to travel 31 miles between Folkestone and Maidstone. Southeastern is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct train from Folkestone to Maidstone.

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Find the best journey from Folkestone to Maidstone with Southeastern. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

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.

    FAQs: Folkestone to Maidstone

    FAQs: Travel to Maidstone 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 Maidstone.
    FAQs

    You can get from Folkestone to Maidstone by train.

    The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Maidstone is by taking a train with average ticket prices of £22.

    Going by train is the quickest way from Folkestone to Maidstone with an average travel time of 56 min.

    You should expect to travel around 31 miles from Folkestone to Maidstone.

    The average frequency per day from Folkestone to Maidstone is:

    • 16 trains per day.

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

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

    • Trains mostly depart from Folkestone Central and arrive in Maidstone East.

    The following travel company offer services from Folkestone to Maidstone:

    • Southeastern can take you to Maidstone by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Southeastern from Folkestone to Maidstone for £22.

    Yes, there is a direct route available from Folkestone to Maidstone:

    • 1 direct train per day with Southeastern.

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

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

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