There are 8 ways to get from Liverpool to Margate by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$154 - $240

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Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) National Express / ...

$30 - $38

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Train via Nottingham  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$156 - $227

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Margate 292.9 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$125 - $344

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Margate

$132 - $398

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$135 - $299

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$122 - $270

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Margate. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Margate. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Margate via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Margate is 233 miles. The road distance is 292.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Margate without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Liverpool to Margate, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Margate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Liverpool to Margate train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Margate is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Liverpool to Margate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) station.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Margate.
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  • Distance: 232.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Margate, England?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Margate via London Euston and St Pancras International in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Margate via London Victoria Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Stratford International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Liverpool to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Margate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Margate is 293 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Liverpool to Margate.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 426+ hotels available in Margate. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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