Hawkinge is in the south east corner of Kent in the south east of England and borders the English Channel. It is conveniently located, being just an hour away from London via the high speed rail link at Folkestone. Hawkinge is also located very close to the Eurotunnel site at Cheriton, Folkestone, providing easy access to France and the rest of Northern Europe. Additionally in Hawkinge there are many healthy walking and cycle paths to help you travel within the town.

Travelling to Hawkinge by:



The nearest railway stations Folkestone West and Folkestone Central are located in Folkestone. There is ample paid parking at Folkestone West. There are regular services to St Pancreas (High Speed link) and London Waterloo to the West and to other coastal destinations to the east. See the National Rail enquiries website for train times.


There are no taxi ranks in Hawkinge. There are several taxi firms in Folkestone that serve Hawkinge. Please also see the Hawkinge Directory for information about independent taxi businesses in Hawkinge.


Hawkinge is conveniently located for travel from the M20/A20 and the A260. There is ample unrestricted parking available.




Buses run from Hawkinge to the surrounding towns and villages. Routes and
timetables can be seen on Stagecoach website. Bus route 16 - which operates between Hythe, Folkestone and Canterbury has a service called Stagecoach Gold, which offers leather seats and free Wi-Fi.


The Port of Dover is only eight miles from Hawkinge and provides regular and easy access to France and the rest of Northern Europe.


London Gatwick airport is around a ninety minute drive from Hawkinge and Heathrow Airport is approximately two hours away.