There are 3 ways to get from London Victoria to Margate by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 51 min

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. National Express / ...

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 77 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Margate, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London Victoria to Margate hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Margate every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Victoria and Margate is 107 km. The road distance is 123 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Margate is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Margate is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £12 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Victoria and arriving at Margate. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Margate. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The train from London Victoria to Margate takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.