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Cheap train tickets from Kettering to Folkestone

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How much are train tickets from Kettering to Folkestone?

Lowest Price£17.83
Fastest Train2h 15m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Kettering to Folkestone?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Kettering to Folkestone is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Kettering to Folkestone was £71.34. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 3 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £26.41 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Kettering to Folkestone?

The distance between Kettering and Folkestone is approximately 121.97 miles, or 196.23 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Kettering to Folkestone?

On Friday trains from Kettering to Folkestone are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Kettering to Folkestone?

Typically there are 16 schedules to compare for your trip to Folkestone. One train carrier operates regular service on the Kettering to Folkestone route. East Midlands Trains + Connections offers the most scheduled departures between Kettering to Folkestone, usually offering 16 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Kettering to Folkestone, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Kettering to Folkestone, which start at £23.47.

One train company connects Kettering to Folkestone

East Midlands Trains + Connections

East Midlands Trains + Connections train tickets from Kettering to Folkestone start from £17.83, and on average cost £84.54. Daily there are 16 East Midlands Trains + Connections schedules to Folkestone. East Midlands Trains + Connections in Kettering leaves from Kettering Train Station, And in Folkestone trains arrive at Folkestone Central and one other train station.

From Kettering to Folkestone train travel on East Midlands Trains + Connections takes 3 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Folkestone faster, East Midlands Trains + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, East Midlands Trains + Connections offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £71.34 for a one-way train ticket to Folkestone.

Avg. Time
3h 24m
Avg. Price
£84.54
There is one train station from which trains depart Kettering on their way to Folkestone:
  • Kettering Train Station
There are 2 different stations where trains from Kettering arrive in Folkestone. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Folkestone:
  • Folkestone West
  • Folkestone Central

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