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

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Recommended option

Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Herne Bay to Margate

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  35 min

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

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from Herne Bay, Fire Station to Margate, Lesters (Lesters PH) 36 / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  17 min

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

$40 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

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

$2 - $5

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

Southeastern operates a train from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Regent Coaches operates a bus from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 52 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Regent Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1227 794345
Email
info@regentcoaches.com
Website
regentcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Herne Bay, Fire Station to Margate, Lesters (Lesters PH)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
regentcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Herne Bay to Margate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate?

The distance between Herne Bay (Water) and Margate is 18 km. The road distance is 21 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate?

The quickest way to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate is to train which takes 16 min and costs £7 - £10.

Is there a direct train between Herne Bay (Water) and Margate?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Herne Bay and arriving at Margate. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

Is there a direct bus between Herne Bay (Water) and Margate?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Herne Bay, Fire Station and arriving at Margate, Lesters (Lesters PH). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate?

The train from Herne Bay to Margate takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.