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Trains to Folkestone Central

Visiting Folkestone Central

Folkestone Central train station is a 10-minute walk from the shops and restaurants of the town centre.

The station is a 12-minute walk from the Lower Leas Coastal Park leading to the beachfront. It's 5 miles from the Eurotunnel terminal.

Trains to Dover Priory depart around twice an hour. Services to London Charing Cross and London St Pancras run around once an hour.

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Folkestone Central Station Map

Facilities & Services at Folkestone Central

Folkestone Central is a station in Kent operated by Southeastern. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. Thankfully, there are toilets. All platforms are step free accessible. There's at least one cashpoint. The station is staffed full time. There is a car park with 70 spaces available at this station. There are 58 spaces to lock up your bike as well. If you're looking for information about onward travel, there's a downloadable PDF available here. There is a staffed ticket office and it is open at the following times - Monday - Friday: 06:00 - 19:00, Saturday: 06:00 - 19:00, Sunday: 08:10 - 17:40.

The Gentlemen's toilets are out of order at this station.
Address
Folkestone Central station, Station Approach, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5HB
Operator
Southeastern
Staffing Level
Full time
CCTV
Yes
Customer Information Systems
Departure Screens, Announcements, Arrival Screens
Ticket Office
Location:

On way in to access trains

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday: 06:00 - 19:00
Saturday: 06:00 - 19:00
Sunday: 08:10 - 17:40
staff may not always be available during staffing times
Ticket Machines
Yes
Prepurchase Collection
Yes
Smartcards
Issued
No
Top-up
Yes
Validators
No
Penalty Fares
Applicable Operators: Southeastern
Customer Services
0345 322 7021
Left Luggage
No
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Lost Property
First Class Lounge
No
Seated Area
Yes
Waiting Rooms
Yes
on platforms
Trolleys
No
Refreshment facilities
Yes
Buffet
Toilets
Yes
Platform 1
Baby changing facilities
No
Showers
No
Pay phones
Yes
Cards and Coins
Web Kiosk
No
Postbox
No
Tourist Information Office
No
ATM Machine
Yes
Bureau de Change
No
Shops
No
Helpline
0345 322 7021 or Textphone 0800 783 4548
Step Free Access
Whole Station
Access via lift or steep ramps.
Customer Help Points
Yes
In booking hall
Staff Help
Staff may not always be available during staffing times - booking in advance is advised although not compulsory
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Induction Loop
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines
Yes

booking hall

Accessible Booking Office Counter
Yes
Dual Height counters
Ramp for Train Access
Yes
Accessible Taxis
Unknown

Accessible taxis are available to book

Accessible Public Telephones
Unknown

Public telephones are not wheelchair accessible

National Key Toilets
Yes
Platform 1
Ticket Gate
Yes
Impaired Mobility Pick-up Points
Yes
Wheelchair Loan
Yes
Nearest Stations with more Facilities
Bicycle Parking
Yes
Storage Location
front of station, by car park
Storage Spaces
58
Storage Type
Stands
Storage Sheltered
Yes
Storage CCTV
No
You may leave your cycle in the rack provided however you do so at your own risk.
Car Park
Station Car Park
Operator
Indigo Park Solutions UK Limited
Phone number
03301 235 247
customersupport.uk@parkindigo.com
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Number of spaces
70
Charges
Off-peak: £3.00
Daily: £3.60
Weekly: £16.30
Monthly: £59.90
ThreeMonthly: £175.40
SixMonthly: £342.30
Annual: £629.00

From 1st June - new off peak evening rate (after 18:00) - ?1.50

Location for Rail Replacement Services

Bus stop outside of the station (exit station, walk down the slope and turn right. Bus stop is just beyond the bridge)

Taxi Rank
Yes

There is a taxi rank situated near the front of the station

Bus Services
Yes

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here