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.
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You can learn more about travelling to this seaside destination in our guide to trains to Folkestone.
|Staffing level||The staff is available at all times.|
|Telephone types||Cards and coins|
|Station Buffet notes|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
This station has step free access to all platforms - Step free access via lift or steep ramps from main entrance.
|Toilets notes||Platform 1 - Available during staffing hours|
|Staff Help notes|
*Helpline closed on Christmas Day Assistance/Help available from station staff from First to Last trains.
|Customer Service notes|
0345 322 7021
|Customer help points||Available|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||Saba Park Solutions UK Limited|
|Car parking spaces||70|
|Cycle storage spaces||58|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage notes|
front of station, by car park
|Cycle storage notes||There are stands available.|
|Step-free access||Step free access is available throughout the whole station.|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
|Accessible taxis||Accessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information|
|Accessible taxis notes|
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