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Trains to Folkestone Central

Folkestone Central train station is one of two stations within the port town of Folkestone, Kent. The station is a short walk from The Leas cliff top promenade. This is the closest train station to the Harbour, where you can enjoy food, live music, and a beautiful view. Facilities at the train station include a ticket office open from Monday to Sunday, a coffee shop in the centre of the platforms, and a vending machine in the ticket hall. With the two platforms accessible via a ramp, there is seating available for passengers.

 

Daily services to London St Pancras stop at Folkestone Central, the fastest journey time is 54 minutes. Getting to Dover Priory is easy from this station, it is just one stop away, a minimum of two trains arrive per hour, during peak periods this can increase to three, the journey is 11 minutes long. SouthEastern manage operations at this station.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Folkestone Central station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Folkestone Central. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Folkestone Central station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours : Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not alw
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:00 - 19:00
    Saturday 06:00 - 19:00
    Sunday 08:10 - 17:40
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available :

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Buffet
  • Customer help points :

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Shops

  • Shops available : False

Toilets

  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change : False

WiFi

ATMs

  • ATM available :

Parking

  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Carpark operator : Meteor Parking Ltd
  • Car parking spaces : 70
  • Car parking charges :
    Annual£588.00
    Daily£3.30
    Monthly£56.00
    Off-peak£2.70
    Six Monthly£320.00
    Three Monthly£164.00
    Weekly£15.30

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 23
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False
  • Cycle storage location : front of station, by car park
  • Cycle storage notes :

    Secure cycle storage is available at the entrance to the car park. Please ask staff for details.

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Step free access to all platforms. Ticket Office and Car Park are step free.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Accessible taxis are available

Trains to Folkestone Central

Address

Station Approach, FOLKESTONE, Kent, CT19 5HB
Ticket Office Hours
Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not alw
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 19:00
Saturday 06:00 - 19:00
Sunday 08:10 - 17:40

Folkestone Central Live Departures

08:08

Folkestone Central

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

08:35

Folkestone Central

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

08:56

Folkestone Central

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

09:08

Folkestone Central

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

09:23

Folkestone Central

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

09:35

Folkestone Central

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

09:56

Folkestone Central

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

08:09

London Charing Cross

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

08:35

Dover Priory

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

08:57

London St Pancras (Intl)

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

09:09

London Charing Cross

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

09:24

Dover Priory

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

09:35

Dover Priory

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

09:57

London St Pancras (Intl)

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

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