Ashford to Folkestone by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    12m

Travelling from Ashford to Folkestone by train

The fastest trains from Ashford to Folkestone take around 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 22 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Folkestone.

Direct trains run between Ashford and Folkestone.

We usually find around 54 direct trains on the route from Ashford to Folkestone every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 51 departures. The duration is normally about 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Folkestone is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:26 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 06:15, and the last at 00:04.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Ashford to Folkestone train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Folkestone by train.

Which trains operate between Ashford and Folkestone?

Southeastern is the rail operator that operates on the route from Ashford to Folkestone.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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