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London to Folkestone bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$23.39
Shortest Duration2h 15m
Trips per day2
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from London to Folkestone cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Folkestone were $23.94.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Folkestone is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from London to Folkestone?

The distance between London and Folkestone is approximately 63.34 miles, or 101.91 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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 to travel by bus from London to Folkestone?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from London to Folkestone is on Wednesday. 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 when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Wednesday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from London to Folkestone?

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Folkestone, with an average of 2 trips per day and 2 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from London to Folkestone. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Folkestone.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Folkestone start at $13.92.

1 carriers offer London to Folkestone bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from London to Folkestone from $23.39. There are 2 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Folkestone and you can expect on average to pay $23.94 for a National Express ticket to Folkestone. In London, National Express departs to Folkestone from 265a New Cross Rd and one other station. In Folkestone, National Express arrives at Capel del Ferne and one other station.

An average trip on National Express from London to Folkestone takes 2 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Folkestone in 2 hours and 15 minutes,

Avg. Time
2h 30m
Avg. Price
There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Folkestone will depart from these stations in London:
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • Victoria Coach Station
Buses arrive in Folkestone at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Folkestone for trips arriving from London:
  • Capel del Ferne
  • Folkstone

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