Folkestone Central Rail Station to Paignton Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 6 hours 11 mins

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Paignton Rail Station

Leave at 18:11 and arrive at 23:54
Journey time 05:43
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Sandling Rail Station
  • Westenhanger Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Circle line or Hammersmith & City line to Paddington (H&C Line)

  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) Underground Station
  • Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Change for Walk to Paddington Rail Station

  • Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Great Western Railway to Newton Abbot

  • Reading Rail Station
  • Newbury Rail Station
  • Pewsey Rail Station
  • Westbury (Wilts) Rail Station
  • Castle Cary Rail Station
  • Taunton Rail Station
  • Tiverton Parkway Rail Station
  • Exeter St Davids Rail Station
  • Dawlish Rail Station
  • Teignmouth Rail Station
  • Newton Abbot Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Great Western Railway to Paignton

  • Torre Rail Station
  • Torquay Rail Station
  • Paignton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Paignton Rail Station

Leave at 22:00 and arrive at 05:49
Journey time 07:49
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 205 bus to Paddington Station

  • British Library
  • Euston Station
  • Euston Square Station
  • University Coll Hosp / Warren St Stn
  • Warren Street Station
  • Great Portland St Stn / Euston Rd
  • Regent's Park Station
  • Harley Street
  • Baker Street Station
  • Gloucester Place
  • Marylebone Station
  • Edgware Road
  • Sussex Gardens
  • St Mary's Hospital
  • Paddington

Travel disruption notes

EUSTON ROAD, NW1: From Monday 19 April until Friday 4 June, Routes 18, 30, 205 and N205 are diverted (westbound only) due to HS2 works. Buses are diverting via Euston Underpass, with no service to University College Hospital / Warren Street Station (W) and Warren Street Station / Tottenham Court Road (V).

OLD STREET, EC2: Route 205 is on diversion in both directions between Camomile Street and City Road due to a collision. Buses will not serve stops from/to Liverpool Street Station (F/L) and Angel Islington (J/H).

Change for Great Western Railway to Exeter St Davids

  • Reading Rail Station
  • Taunton Rail Station
  • Exeter St Davids Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Great Western Railway to Paignton

  • Exeter St Thomas Rail Station
  • Starcross Rail Station
  • Dawlish Warren Rail Station
  • Dawlish Rail Station
  • Teignmouth Rail Station
  • Newton Abbot Rail Station
  • Torre Rail Station
  • Torquay Rail Station
  • Paignton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Paignton Rail Station

Leave at 04:41 and arrive at 09:43
Journey time 05:02
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Sandling Rail Station
  • Westenhanger Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 205 bus to Paddington Station

  • British Library
  • Euston Station
  • Euston Square Station
  • University Coll Hosp / Warren St Stn
  • Warren Street Station
  • Great Portland St Stn / Euston Rd
  • Regent's Park Station
  • Harley Street
  • Baker Street Station
  • Gloucester Place
  • Marylebone Station
  • Edgware Road
  • Sussex Gardens
  • St Mary's Hospital
  • Paddington

Travel disruption notes

EUSTON ROAD, NW1: From Monday 19 April until Friday 4 June, Routes 18, 30, 205 and N205 are diverted (westbound only) due to HS2 works. Buses are diverting via Euston Underpass, with no service to University College Hospital / Warren Street Station (W) and Warren Street Station / Tottenham Court Road (V).

OLD STREET, EC2: Route 205 is on diversion in both directions between Camomile Street and City Road due to a collision. Buses will not serve stops from/to Liverpool Street Station (F/L) and Angel Islington (J/H).

Change for Great Western Railway to Exeter St Davids

  • Reading Rail Station
  • Taunton Rail Station
  • Exeter St Davids Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Great Western Railway to Paignton

  • Dawlish Rail Station
  • Teignmouth Rail Station
  • Newton Abbot Rail Station
  • Torre Rail Station
  • Torquay Rail Station
  • Paignton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Paignton Rail Station to Folkestone Central Rail Station


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