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Average journey time: 5 hours 33 mins

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Pokesdown Rail Station

Leave at 23:00 and arrive at 07:42
Journey time 08:42
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford Station

  • Stratford Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

Change for Jubilee line to Waterloo

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Canning Town Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Southwark Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Change for South Western Railway to Pokesdown

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • Wimbledon Rail Station
  • Surbiton Rail Station
  • Woking Rail Station
  • Basingstoke Rail Station
  • Winchester Rail Station
  • Eastleigh Rail Station
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  • Southampton Central Rail Station
  • Totton Rail Station
  • Brockenhurst Rail Station
  • Sway Rail Station
  • New Milton Rail Station
  • Hinton Admiral Rail Station
  • Christchurch Rail Station
  • Pokesdown Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Pokesdown Rail Station

Leave at 04:41 and arrive at 08:42
Journey time 04:01
You will need to make 6 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 Stratford International

  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford International DLR

  • Stratford International DLR

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for DLR to Stratford DLR Station

  • Stratford DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

Change for Jubilee line to Waterloo

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Canning Town Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Southwark Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Change for South Western Railway to Pokesdown

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • Woking Rail Station
  • Basingstoke Rail Station
  • Winchester Rail Station
  • Eastleigh Rail Station
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  • Southampton Central Rail Station
  • Totton Rail Station
  • Ashurst New Forest Rail Station
  • Beaulieu Road Rail Station
  • Brockenhurst Rail Station
  • Sway Rail Station
  • New Milton Rail Station
  • Hinton Admiral Rail Station
  • Christchurch Rail Station
  • Pokesdown Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Pokesdown Rail Station

Leave at 06:00 and arrive at 09:56
Journey time 03:56
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to London Waterloo East

  • Pluckley Rail Station
  • Headcorn Rail Station
  • Staplehurst Rail Station
  • Marden Rail Station
  • Paddock Wood Rail Station
  • Tonbridge Rail Station
  • Sevenoaks Rail Station
  • London Bridge Rail Station
  • London Waterloo East Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Waterloo Station

  • Waterloo Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Change for South Western Railway to Pokesdown

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • Woking Rail Station
  • Basingstoke Rail Station
  • Winchester Rail Station
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  • Southampton Central Rail Station
  • Brockenhurst Rail Station
  • New Milton Rail Station
  • Christchurch Rail Station
  • Pokesdown Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.


Return journey: Pokesdown Rail Station to Folkestone Central Rail Station


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