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 14 min

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

$167 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Canterbury Londres > Canterbury > Douvres > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$33 - $40

7 alternative options

Train via Nottingham  •  6 h 37 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

$101 - $237

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Margate 292.9 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 54 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

$131 - $345

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 56 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

$136 - $405

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 10 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

$142 - $302

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 51 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

$130 - $276

Fly Chester to Bristol, train  •  7 h 46 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

$205 - $391

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 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Margate via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 7 h 53 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
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
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Stratford International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 33 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
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
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
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Liverpool to Margate?

The distance between Liverpool and Margate is 372 km. The road distance is 469 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Margate?

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Margate is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 7 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Liverpool to Margate?

The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Margate is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £110 - £180.

Is there a direct train between Liverpool and Margate?

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 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Liverpool and Margate?

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Margate. However, there are services departing from LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station and arriving at Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices via London and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Liverpool to Margate?

It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Liverpool to Margate, including transfers.