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Bus Folkestone to Canterbury: Times, Prices and Tickets


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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Folkestone to Canterbury?

The cheapest bus tickets from Folkestone to Canterbury cost £ 5.56. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 7.20 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Folkestone to Canterbury.

Folkestone to Canterbury by bus

Best price £ 5.56
Journey duration 41 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 06:45
Last departure 11:40
Distance 14.3 mi

Route Summary by bus

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National Express
Duration: 42 min
Folkstone - Canterbury Keynes College
05:45 - 06:27
£ 7.01
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 43 min
Folkstone - Canterbury Keynes College
07:35 - 08:18
£ 7.01
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 38 min
Folkstone - Canterbury Keynes College
11:40 - 12:18
£ 7.01

How long is the journey from Folkestone to Canterbury by bus?

The journey between Folkestone and Canterbury by bus usually takes 41 min to cover a distance of 14.3 mi. The shortest journey from Folkestone to Canterbury will take you 25 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Canterbury quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Folkestone to Canterbury leave?

The first daily departure from Folkestone to Canterbury leaves at 06:45, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Folkestone and Canterbury. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Folkestone to Canterbury take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Folkestone to Canterbury can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Eurolines CH. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 9 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Folkestone to Canterbury. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Folkestone to Canterbury varies, but in general, you can expect to find 4 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.