There are 9 ways to get from Liverpool to Margate by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 16 min

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

$153 - $233

Cheapest option

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 / ...

$29 - $38

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Train via Nottingham  •  6 h 45 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

$122 - $221

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 4 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 - $339

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 11 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

$131 - $395

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 18 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 - $293

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 1 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 - $266

Fly Chester to Bristol, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Chester (CEG) to Bristol (BRS) CEG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$195 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Margate is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Margate is to train which costs £110 - £180 and takes 4 h 16 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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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Liverpool to Margate, including transfers.

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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 16 min.

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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 16 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
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
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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Chester to Bristol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Stratford International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $110
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
National Express
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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