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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Magistrates Court to Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) 8|the Breeze / ...

$6 - $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 takes 28 min and costs £40 - £50.

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The distance between Canterbury and Margate is 24 km. The road distance is 30 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canterbury, Magistrates Court and arriving at Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach). Services depart every four hours, 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. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 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 (Beach)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Cliftonville, Esplanade (Godwin Road)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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