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Rotherham-Folkestone Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Rotherham to Folkestone bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$31.08
Fastest time9h 29m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Rotherham to Folkestone right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Rotherham to Folkestone?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.31 was the low point for bus fares from Rotherham to Folkestone. Buses from Folkestone to Rotherham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.31 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 10 hours and 1 minute to cover the 195 miles (313 kilometers) from Rotherham, ROT to Folkestone, KEN. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 29 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Rotherham?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rotherham to Folkestone, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Rotherham to Folkestone every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Rotherham to Folkestone?

There is one bus company that operates from Rotherham to Folkestone. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express410h 2m$31.29

Where does the bus leave from in Rotherham?

Buses to Folkestone leave from multiple locations in Rotherham, Rotherham. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Rotherham Central

Where does the bus arrive in Folkestone?

Buses arrive in Folkestone at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Folkestone, Kent:

  • Folkstone
  • Sandgate
  • Capel del Ferne

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