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Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central

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  1. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    14:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    14:34
    London Bridge
    Platform 5
    14:49
    London Bridge
    Platform 6
    16:21
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    14:36
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    15:20
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B
    15:37
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    16:30
    Folkestone Central
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    15:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    15:34
    London Bridge
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:49
    London Bridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:22
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:36
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:20
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B
    16:37
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 13 estimated
    17:32
    Folkestone Central
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:46
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:30
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B
    16:50
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    17:24
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:38
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:57
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:50
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    17:07
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    18:01
    Folkestone Central
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:09
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:24
    East Croydon
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:33
    East Croydon
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:05
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    17:20
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    17:54
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:05
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:24
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:36
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:20
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    17:37
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 13 estimated
    18:32
    Folkestone Central
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    1 change
    Peak
  9. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:50
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    18:07
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 11 estimated
    19:02
    Folkestone Central
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:09
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:24
    East Croydon
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:33
    East Croydon
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:05
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    18:20
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 13 estimated
    18:54
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:06
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    19:28
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Folkestone Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central

  • Train Fares from: £26.10
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central by train?

    The average journey time between Gatwick Airport and Folkestone Central is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 75 trains per day travelling from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Gatwick Airport and Folkestone Central?

    The distance between Gatwick Airport and Folkestone Central is 58 miles.

    Distance: 58 miles
  • What time is the first train from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central?

    The first train from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central departs at .

    What time is the last train from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central?

    The last train from Gatwick Airport to Folkestone Central departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.**Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.