Skip Navigation

Southeastern

departures
arrivals
There are also planned engineering works for today Check before travelling
Last updated: 13:47

Journey Types
Travel Dates
Out
Out
Today
Dep
Return
Return
Today
Dep
Passengers

You cannot have more than 9 passengers

Railcards

You cannot have more railcards than passengers

Add a railcard

It's now easier to plan your journey

Planning on making the journey from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central? Take to the sea for adrenaline fuelled kayaking, dinghy sailing and stand up paddle boarding at Folkestone Sea Sports centre. Take a stroll along the restored Harbour Arm, learn about its unique heritage and history and enjoy the stunning sea views.

Whether you’re travelling for work or having an exciting day out, we’re here to make it easier for you to plan your trip to Folkestone Central. Below you can find out how long your journey from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central by train could take – so you can travel at a time that’s right for you. With tickets starting at £10.90 for a Super Off-Peak day Single or £21.00 for an Off-Peak Return, London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central trains are the easy and affordable way to travel.

Find the next train to Folkestone Central from London Charing Cross

Departures
Arrivals
Live departures for London Charing Cross
Due Destination Platform Expected further details  Additional Information 
14:10 Ramsgate via Canterbury West, Ramsgate via Folkestone & Dover Platform 4 4 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Ramsgate via Canterbury West, Ramsgate via Folkestone & Dover
14:40 Dover Priory via Tonbridge Platform On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Dover Priory via Tonbridge
15:10 Ramsgate via Canterbury West, Ramsgate via Folkestone & Dover Platform On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Ramsgate via Canterbury West, Ramsgate via Folkestone & Dover
15:40 Dover Priory via Tonbridge Platform On time 7 coaches See details on departure to Dover Priory via Tonbridge
Live arrivals at London Charing Cross
Due Destination Platform Expected further details  Additional Information 
13:52 Dover Priory Platform On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Dover Priory
14:52 Dover Priory Platform On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Dover Priory

Journey information from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central

  • How long is the average journey duration from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central? 1 hour 43 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central? 1 hour 41 minutes
  • When is the first train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central? 05:30
  • When is the last train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central? 23:40
  • How many services run for London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central today? 17

The above information is intended as a guide. it may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel. 

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

 

Buy tickets from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central

You can buy Southeastern tickets online and collect them from the ticket machine before you travel. You can also buy them from a ticket machine or ticket office at station.

Tips on how to find cheaper train tickets

Off-Peak

Looking to travel on a weekday but not during morning or evening peak times? You can save money on train travel when you buy Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak tickets – single or day return fares.

Groupsave

Are there a few of you travelling together? If you’re in a group of 3-9 adults travelling by train, you’ll save 34% on your ticket price when you travel Off-Peak with Groupsave.

Kids for a Quid

Fancy a fun day out for the family? Book your Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak ticket online and up to four kids aged 5-15 can travel with you by train for just £1 each.