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

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Rideshare  •  35 min

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

$3

3 alternative options

Line 36 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Herne Bay, Fire Station to Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) 36

$6

Taxi  •  17 min

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

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

$2 - $5

Questions & Answers

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

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The train from Herne Bay to Margate takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Herne Bay, Fire Station station and arriving at Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Herne Bay and arriving at Margate. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The nearest airport to Margate is Southend (SEN) Airport which is 32.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (60 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (69.1 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (80 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (83.5 miles).

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

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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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Regent Coaches operates a bus from Herne Bay (Water) to Margate hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 37 min.

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, Marine Terrace (Beach)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
regentcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
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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
$35 - $45

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