Liverpool to Folkestone by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 41m
  • Distance
    383 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Liverpool to Folkestone by train

Fast trains from Liverpool to Folkestone take around 3 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 383 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Folkestone.

1. Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Folkestone?

Journeys between Liverpool and Folkestone usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Liverpool to Folkestone every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Liverpool to Folkestone?

The Liverpool to Folkestone train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Liverpool to Folkestone train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Folkestone is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:26 and the last train is around 20:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 05:46, and the last at 23:38.

When to book Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Folkestone by train.

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Which train companies operate between Liverpool and Folkestone?

More than one train company operates on the route from Liverpool to Folkestone, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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 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.