There are 3 ways to get from Herne Bay to Hastings by train or car

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Train via Ramsgate  •  2 h 39 min

  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 - $64

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 48 min

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

$45 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Herne Bay to Hastings 56.1 miles

$12 - $18

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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 2 h 39 min.

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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 2 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Herne Bay to Hastings, including transfers.

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Herne Bay to Hastings train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Herne Bay 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 1 h 11 min to drive from Herne Bay to Hastings.

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There are 697+ hotels available in Hastings. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Herne Bay to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 43.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Herne Bay to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
36 min
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
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45

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