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There are 5 ways to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Herne Bay to Margate

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Herne Bay to Margate 13.5 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 36 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Herne Bay, Canterbury Road Corner to Margate, Marine Terrace 36

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate 13.2 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate 13.2 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate is to train which costs £7 - £10 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Herne Bay, Canterbury Road Corner and arriving at Margate, Marine Terrace. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Herne Bay and arriving at Margate. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Herne Bay (Water) and Margate is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £7 - £10.

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The train from Herne Bay to Margate takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Herne Bay (Water) to Margate bus services, operated by Regent Coaches, depart from Herne Bay, Canterbury Road Corner station.

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Herne Bay (Water) to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Herne Bay station.

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The best way to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate is to train which takes 15 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 36 bus, which costs and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Herne Bay (Water), England and Margate, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Regent Coaches operates a bus from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate every 3 hours, and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Regent Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1227 794345
Email
info@regentcoaches.com
Website
regentcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Herne Bay, Canterbury Road Corner to Margate, Marine Terrace
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
regentcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Herne Bay to Margate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Herne Bay (Water) to Margate bus services, operated by Regent Coaches, arrive at Margate, Marine Terrace station.

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Herne Bay (Water) to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Margate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herne Bay (Water) to Margate is 13 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Herne Bay (Water) and Margate. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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