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

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Average journey time: 4 hours 22 mins

Bolton Rail Station to Folkestone Central Rail Station

Leave at 06:21 and arrive at 10:54
Journey time 04:33
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Salford Crescent Rail Station
  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to London Euston

  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Wilmslow Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • London Euston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line or Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

Change for Walk to St Pancras International

  • St Pancras International

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

THAMESLINK: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harpenden and London Bridge / Dartford / Sutton / Denmark Hill. For stations between London Bridge and Dartford, use Southeastern services, for Sutton line stations please use Southern or local bus services and use London Underground services to cross London. Sevenoaks via Catford trains are diverted to/from Victoria. Replacement buses operate between Luton Airport Parkway and Hitchin via Luton, between Harpenden and Potters Bar via St Albans City, and between St Albans City and St Pancras International calling at all stations.

EAST MIDLANDS RAILWAY: From 2300 Friday 10 until 1500 Saturday 11 September, until 1400, no service between Luton and St Pancras International. Connecting buses operate between Luton and Hitchin for Thameslink connections to/from London.

Change for Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

THAMESLINK: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harpenden and London Bridge / Dartford / Sutton / Denmark Hill. For stations between London Bridge and Dartford, use Southeastern services, for Sutton line stations please use Southern or local bus services and use London Underground services to cross London. Sevenoaks via Catford trains are diverted to/from Victoria. Replacement buses operate between Luton Airport Parkway and Hitchin via Luton, between Harpenden and Potters Bar via St Albans City, and between St Albans City and St Pancras International calling at all stations.

EAST MIDLANDS RAILWAY: From 2300 Friday 10 until 1500 Saturday 11 September, until 1400, no service between Luton and St Pancras International. Connecting buses operate between Luton and Hitchin for Thameslink connections to/from London.

Change for Southeastern to Folkestone Central

  • Westenhanger Rail Station
  • Sandling Rail Station
  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Folkestone Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Bolton Rail Station to Folkestone Central Rail Station

Leave at 07:37 and arrive at 11:54
Journey time 04:17
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Wigan Wallgate

  • Westhoughton Rail Station
  • Hindley Rail Station
  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan North Western Rail Station

  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to London Euston

  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Rugby Rail Station
  • London Euston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line or Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

Change for Walk to St Pancras International

  • St Pancras International

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

THAMESLINK: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harpenden and London Bridge / Dartford / Sutton / Denmark Hill. For stations between London Bridge and Dartford, use Southeastern services, for Sutton line stations please use Southern or local bus services and use London Underground services to cross London. Sevenoaks via Catford trains are diverted to/from Victoria. Replacement buses operate between Luton Airport Parkway and Hitchin via Luton, between Harpenden and Potters Bar via St Albans City, and between St Albans City and St Pancras International calling at all stations.

EAST MIDLANDS RAILWAY: From 2300 Friday 10 until 1500 Saturday 11 September, until 1400, no service between Luton and St Pancras International. Connecting buses operate between Luton and Hitchin for Thameslink connections to/from London.

Change for Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

THAMESLINK: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harpenden and London Bridge / Dartford / Sutton / Denmark Hill. For stations between London Bridge and Dartford, use Southeastern services, for Sutton line stations please use Southern or local bus services and use London Underground services to cross London. Sevenoaks via Catford trains are diverted to/from Victoria. Replacement buses operate between Luton Airport Parkway and Hitchin via Luton, between Harpenden and Potters Bar via St Albans City, and between St Albans City and St Pancras International calling at all stations.

EAST MIDLANDS RAILWAY: From 2300 Friday 10 until 1500 Saturday 11 September, until 1400, no service between Luton and St Pancras International. Connecting buses operate between Luton and Hitchin for Thameslink connections to/from London.

Change for Southeastern to Folkestone Central

  • Westenhanger Rail Station
  • Sandling Rail Station
  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Folkestone Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Bolton Rail Station to Folkestone Central Rail Station

Leave at 08:37 and arrive at 12:54
Journey time 04:17
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Wigan Wallgate

  • Westhoughton Rail Station
  • Hindley Rail Station
  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan North Western Rail Station

  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to London Euston

  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • London Euston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line or Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

Change for Walk to St Pancras International

  • St Pancras International

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

THAMESLINK: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harpenden and London Bridge / Dartford / Sutton / Denmark Hill. For stations between London Bridge and Dartford, use Southeastern services, for Sutton line stations please use Southern or local bus services and use London Underground services to cross London. Sevenoaks via Catford trains are diverted to/from Victoria. Replacement buses operate between Luton Airport Parkway and Hitchin via Luton, between Harpenden and Potters Bar via St Albans City, and between St Albans City and St Pancras International calling at all stations.

EAST MIDLANDS RAILWAY: From 2300 Friday 10 until 1500 Saturday 11 September, until 1400, no service between Luton and St Pancras International. Connecting buses operate between Luton and Hitchin for Thameslink connections to/from London.

Change for Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

THAMESLINK: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harpenden and London Bridge / Dartford / Sutton / Denmark Hill. For stations between London Bridge and Dartford, use Southeastern services, for Sutton line stations please use Southern or local bus services and use London Underground services to cross London. Sevenoaks via Catford trains are diverted to/from Victoria. Replacement buses operate between Luton Airport Parkway and Hitchin via Luton, between Harpenden and Potters Bar via St Albans City, and between St Albans City and St Pancras International calling at all stations.

EAST MIDLANDS RAILWAY: From 2300 Friday 10 until 1500 Saturday 11 September, until 1400, no service between Luton and St Pancras International. Connecting buses operate between Luton and Hitchin for Thameslink connections to/from London.

Change for Southeastern to Folkestone Central

  • Westenhanger Rail Station
  • Sandling Rail Station
  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Folkestone Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Folkestone Central Rail Station to Bolton Rail Station


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