Pressed on reports that he was eyeing up the South Thanet seat in his native Kent for his latest bid for a Commons seat, Mr Farage said he had been "thinking about Folkestone".
Regarding claims he would take on the pro-EU Conservative Laura Sandys in nearby Thanet, he told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show: "I read all that in the papers - it's the last thing on my mind. To be honest, I was thinking about Folkestone.
"But it doesn't really matter, I'm not going to say where I'm standing. I'm not even going to think about where I'm standing.
"I am going to stand, but let's get the European elections out of the way first."
To win in Folkestone and Hythe, which was previously held by former Tory leader Michael Howard, the Eurosceptic leader would need to overturn Damian Collins' 10,000-plus majority