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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.

Station details & facilities

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Departures and arrivals from Folkestone Central

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Dover PriorySoutheastern14:392Late
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern14:58On time
to Dover PriorySoutheastern15:02On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern15:081On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern15:422On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern14:382Late
from RamsgateSoutheastern14:58On time
from London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern15:02On time
from Dover PriorySoutheastern15:081On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern15:412On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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