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There are 4 ways to get from Margate to Aylesford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Margate to Strood

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Margate, Cecil Square to Canterbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Maidstone, Earl Street

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Margate to Aylesford

Drive

  1. Drive from Margate to Aylesford

Margate to Aylesford by train

The train journey time between Margate and Aylesford is around 2h 3m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 20m. Services are operated by South Eastern Trains Service. Typically 99 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 17m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
2h 3m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 20m
Train distance:
49 miles
Trains per week:
99
Cheapest price:
£23
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:22
Last train departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Margate to Aylesford train schedules

Margate → Aylesford
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The cheapest way to get from Margate to Aylesford is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Margate to Aylesford is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Margate to Aylesford. However, there are services departing from Margate and arriving at Aylesford via Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Margate and Aylesford is 40 miles. The road distance is 44.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Margate to Aylesford without a car is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs £23 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Margate to Aylesford, including transfers.

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Margate to Aylesford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Margate station.

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The best way to get from Margate to Aylesford is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs £23 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £29 and takes 3h 40m.

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Margate to Aylesford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Strood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Margate to Aylesford is 45 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Margate to Aylesford.

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  • Distance: 39.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from Margate to Strood hourly. Tickets cost £19 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Margate to Aylesford via Canterbury, Bus Station, Maidstone, Earl Street, and Maidstone West in around 3h 40m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Margate, Cecil Square to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach South
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Maidstone, Earl Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach South
Other operators
Taxi from Margate to Aylesford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£90 - £120
United Cars
Phone
+44 1843 581 581

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