There are 4 ways to get from Brighton to Margate by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via London Victoria  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Margate

$63 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus, line 333 bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station 7 / ...
  3. Take the line 333 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Faversham, Railway Station 333

$41 - $47

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  2. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Margate

$59 - $88

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Margate 106.2 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Margate is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Margate is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Margate is 77 miles. The road distance is 106.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Brighton to Margate, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Margate. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Margate via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Brighton, England and Margate, England?

You can take a train from Brighton to Margate via London Victoria in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Margate via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Chequers Bus Station, Faversham, Railway Station, and Faversham in around 5 h 6 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Ashford International to Margate
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Faversham, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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