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

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Margate to Canterbury West

$13 - $19

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Bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from Margate, Marine Terrace to Northgate, St Thomas' School 8A - the Breeze / ...

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Margate to Canterbury 18.6 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Margate to Canterbury 18.6 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Margate to Canterbury is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Margate to Canterbury is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Margate, Marine Terrace and arriving at Northgate, St Thomas' School. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Margate and arriving at Canterbury West. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Margate and Canterbury is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Margate to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs £10 - £15.

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The train from Margate to Canterbury West takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Margate to Canterbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Margate, Marine Terrace station.

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Margate to Canterbury train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Margate station.

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The best way to get from Margate to Canterbury is to train which takes 30 min and costs £10 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 52 min.

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  • Distance: 15.1 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Margate to Canterbury hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Margate to Canterbury every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 52 min. National Express also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Margate, Marine Terrace to Northgate, St Thomas' School
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Margate to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Margate to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Margate to Canterbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Northgate, St Thomas' School station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Margate to Canterbury is 19 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Margate to Canterbury.

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