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Swindon-Folkestone Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

Swindon to Folkestone coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£16.79
Shortest Duration5h 55m
Trips per day16
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Swindon 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Swindon to Folkestone?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £19.73 was the low point for coach fares from Swindon to Folkestone. Coaches from Folkestone to Swindon are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £19.73 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 7 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 132 miles (212 kilometers) from Swindon, SWD to Folkestone, KEN. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Folkestone. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Swindon?

The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Swindon to Folkestone, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 16 scheduled coaches that travel from Swindon 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 coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

What coach companies travel from Swindon to Folkestone?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express167h 15m£19.73

Where does the coach leave from in Swindon?

Coaches to Folkestone leave from multiple locations in Swindon, Swindon. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:

  • Sun Inn
  • Sussex Square
  • Bus Station
  • Sainsburys

Where does the coach arrive in Folkestone?

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

  • Folkstone
  • Sandgate
  • Capel del Ferne

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