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Journey Details

Best price £ 5.29
Journey duration 2 h 48 min
Connections per day 18
First departure 07:55
Last departure 19:30
Distance 62.8 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from London to Folkestone?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Folkestone. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 19.87 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 5.29, 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

Victoria Coach Station
London (Walworth) Old Kent Rd, Stop EB, Tesco
London
London Victoria Coach Station
263 New Cross Rd
London Lewisham
London (Elephant & Castle) New Kent Rd, Stop K
London (Eltham)
London New Cross Gate
London (Lewisham)
London Heathrow Airport T2 And T3
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5

Destination stations

Folkestone Bouverie Square, O/s Bus Stn
London
Sandgate
Folkstone
Folkestone

CO2 emissions for this route

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

Ticket price London - Folkestone every day

 
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National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 45 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Folkstone
10:30 - 13:15
£ 9.82
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 50 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Folkstone
18:30 - 21:20
£ 13.31
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 5 min
London Heathrow Airport T2 And T3 - Folkstone
16:15 - 21:20
£ 13.84
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h 5 min
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Folkstone
14:15 - 21:20
£ 14.68
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 5 min
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 - Folkstone
15:15 - 21:20
£ 16.27
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 25 min
London (Elephant & Castle) New Kent Rd, Stop K - Folkestone Bouverie Square, O/s Bus Stn
10:50 - 13:15
£ 23.84
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 20 min
London (Walworth) Old Kent Rd, Stop EB, Tesco - Folkestone Bouverie Square, O/s Bus Stn
10:55 - 13:15
£ 23.84

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

In order to get from London to Folkestone faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between London and Folkestone will complete the journey in 1 h 35 min.On average, it will take you about 2 h 59 min to travel the 62.8 mi between London and Folkestone.

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

The first daily departure from London to Folkestone leaves at 19:30, while the last journey of the day sets out at 19:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London and Folkestone. 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 times a day do departures from London leave for Folkestone?

On average, there are 20 daily departures from London to Folkestone. 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 35 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 16 departures from London which travel directly to Folkestone. There are 4 journeys with one change or more.

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