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There are 5 ways to get from Herne Bay to Hastings by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Ramsgate  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Herne Bay to Ramsgate
  2. Take the train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$44 - $63

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Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Herne Bay to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$45 - $64

Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Herne Bay, Fire Station to Canterbury, Bus Station 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Rye, Railway Station
  4. Take the bus from Rye, Railway Station to Hastings Town Centre, station

Taxi  •  1h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Herne Bay to Hastings 56.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Herne Bay to Hastings 56.1 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Herne Bay to Hastings is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Herne Bay to Hastings is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Herne Bay station to Hastings station. However, there are services departing from Herne Bay, Fire Station and arriving at Hastings Town Centre, station via Canterbury, Bus Station, Folkestone, Bus Station and Rye, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from Herne Bay to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Herne Bay and arriving at Hastings via Ramsgate and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Herne Bay and Hastings is 43 miles. The road distance is 56.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Herne Bay to Hastings without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Herne Bay to Hastings, including transfers.

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Herne Bay to Hastings bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Herne Bay, Fire Station.

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Herne Bay to Hastings train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Herne Bay station.

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The best way to get from Herne Bay to Hastings is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h.

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Map of how to get from Herne Bay to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 43.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Herne Bay, England and Hastings, England?

You can take a train from Herne Bay to Hastings via Ramsgate and Ashford International in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Herne Bay to Hastings via Canterbury, Bus Station, Folkestone, Bus Station, and Rye, Railway Station in around 5h.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Herne Bay to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Herne Bay to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Herne Bay, Fire Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Stagecoach in Hastings
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rye, Railway Station to Hastings Town Centre, station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings
Other operators
Taxi from Herne Bay to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Herne Bay to Hastings bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Hastings Town Centre, station.

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Herne Bay to Hastings train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Hastings station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herne Bay to Hastings is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Herne Bay to Hastings.

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