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

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Margate

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Canterbury, Bus Station 15|the Diamond
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices 8|the Breeze / ...

$13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Margate 22.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Margate 22.8 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Margate is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Margate is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Dover and Margate is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The train from Dover Priory to Margate takes 47 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Margate. However, there are services departing from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) and arriving at Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Margate. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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

Southeastern operates a train from Dover to Margate every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Margate via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dover to Margate
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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