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

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  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Margate to Deal

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 43 bus, line 80 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Westwood Cross, Shopping Centre (Debenhams) to Sandwich, Guildhall 43
  2. Take the line 80 bus from Sandwich, Guildhall to Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle) 80

$10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Margate to Deal 16.2 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Margate to Deal 16.2 miles

$3 - $5

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

Southeastern operates a train from Margate to Deal every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Margate to Deal via Sandwich, Guildhall in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Westwood Cross, Shopping Centre (Debenhams) to Sandwich, Guildhall
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sandwich, Guildhall to Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Margate to Deal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Margate and Deal is 18 km. The road distance is 26 km.

The cheapest way to get from Margate to Deal is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Margate to Deal is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs £35 - £45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Margate and arriving at Deal. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Margate to Deal. However, there are services departing from Westwood Cross, Shopping Centre (Debenhams) and arriving at Deal, South Street (Walmer Castle) via Sandwich, Guildhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

The train from Margate to Deal takes 31 min including transfers and departs every two hours.