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Journey Details

Best price £ 7.50
Journey duration 2 h 26 min
Connections per day 31
First departure 05:45
Last departure 18:30
Distance 62.8 mi

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How much does it cost to get from Folkestone to London by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Folkestone to London. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 21.91 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 5.38, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Stations of departure

Folkstone
Sandgate
London
Folkestone Bouverie Square, O/s Bus Stn
Capel le Ferne B2011 New Dover Rd, jct Capel St, Uphill stop
Folkestone

Destination stations

London Lewisham
London Victoria Coach Station
London
London (Elephant & Castle)
London, Victoria Coach Stn, Arrivals Hall
London (Lewisham)
London (Walworth)
London (New Cross Gate)
London (Eltham) Eltham Rd, Adj Eltham Green Rd, Opp McDonald's
London New Cross Gate
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
London (Elephant & Castle) New Kent Rd, Stop M
London (Lewisham), Loampit Vale, Stop F
London (Eltham)
London (New Cross Gate) New Cross Rd, Stop X, Marquis Of Granby

CO2 emissions for this route

Flight
28.785kg
Train
1.414kg
Bus
6.868kg
Car
4.949kg

Ticket price Folkestone - London every day

 
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National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 45 min
Folkstone - London Victoria Coach Station
07:35 - 10:20
£ 8.67
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 35 min
Folkstone - London Victoria Coach Station
05:45 - 09:20
£ 9.96
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 45 min
Folkstone - London Victoria Coach Station
09:35 - 12:20
£ 9.96
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 50 min
Folkstone - London Victoria Coach Station
18:30 - 21:20
£ 9.96
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 40 min
Folkstone - London Victoria Coach Station
11:40 - 14:20
£ 10.60
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 40 min
Folkstone - London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
05:45 - 12:25
£ 17.56
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 55 min
Folkstone - London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
10:35 - 16:30
£ 17.56

How much time will it take to go from Folkestone to London by bus?

The journey between Folkestone and London runs for about 62.8 mi and usually takes approximately 2 h 57 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 h 45 min. If you are trying to get from Folkestone to London as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Folkestone to London?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Folkestone to London leaving at 07:55. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:30.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

On average, there are 22 daily departures from Folkestone to London. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 39 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express and Eurolines CH, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 20 departures from Folkestone which travel directly to London. There are 2 journeys with one change or more.

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