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Folkestone to Doncaster by train

  • First train
    04:39
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 58m
  • Distance
    314 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Folkestone to Doncaster by train

Fast trains from Folkestone to Doncaster take around 2 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Folkestone and Doncaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Folkestone to Doncaster?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Folkestone to Doncaster 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 18 departures.

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

The Folkestone to Doncaster train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Doncaster is usually scheduled to depart Folkestone around 04:39 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Folkestone around 06:00, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Folkestone to Doncaster 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 Folkestone to Doncaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Folkestone and Doncaster?

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

  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Doncaster to Folkestone by train

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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.