Excellent Connectivity

Excellent Connectivity

From HS1 to High Speed Broadband

Folkestone is less than an hour from London via two stations on the High Speed 1 rail link. We have easy access to continental Europe via the Channel Tunnel and through the Port of Dover just 15 minutes’ drive away. We have excellent superfast broadband following investments by internet network providers and Shepway District Council that can also provide ultrafast broadband in most business locations in Folkestone.

Connect to international transport links

Folkestone works for quick and easy access to London and the continent. High Speed 1 means a journey time of just 55 minutes to London St Pancras, with two stations to choose from – Folkestone Central and Folkestone West. This is perfect if you want to work and live by the coast and visit London.

On the roads the M20 and M2 provide links to London as well as to the rest of the UK, continental Europe is just 35 minutes away via the Channel Tunnel either by car or as a passenger on Eurostar which can be accessed from nearby Ashford International. There are also regular ferry services from the Port of Dover which is just 15 minutes away. You can use the Channel Tunnel and be in France in time to enjoy an evening meal and still be back to watch the News at 10.

If you need to travel by air, London Gatwick, London City, and London Heathrow airports are all within easy reach, and the growing London Ashford Airport is available for private jet travel.

Connect to superfast broadband

Folkestone is also well connected by superfast broadband. Furthermore, broadband connections up to 1GB are available in business locations where investment has been made by internet network providers, investors and Shepway District Council itself to provide one of the fastest broadband services in the country.

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