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

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Margate

$13 - $19

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Magistrates Court to Margate, Marine Terrace 8A - the Breeze / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Margate 18.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Margate 18.7 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Margate is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Margate is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canterbury, Magistrates Court and arriving at Margate, Marine Terrace. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Margate. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Margate is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Margate without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs £10 - £15.

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The train from Canterbury West to Margate takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Canterbury to Margate bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Canterbury, Magistrates Court station.

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Canterbury to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Margate is to train which takes 30 min and costs £10 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 53 min.

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  • Distance: 15.1 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Canterbury to Margate hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Canterbury to Margate every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 53 min. National Express also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Magistrates Court to Margate, Marine Terrace
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to Margate
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Margate
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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Canterbury to Margate bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Margate, Marine Terrace station.

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Canterbury to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Margate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Margate is 19 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Canterbury to Margate.

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