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

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Margate to Herne Bay

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices to Herne Bay, Canterbury Road Corner (Cavendish Road) 36 / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Margate to Herne Bay 13.3 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Margate to Herne Bay 13.3 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Margate to Herne Bay is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Margate to Herne Bay is to train which costs £7 - £10 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between Margate and Herne Bay is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.3 miles.

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The train from Margate to Herne Bay takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices and arriving at Herne Bay, Canterbury Road Corner (Cavendish Road). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Margate and arriving at Herne Bay. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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What companies run services between Margate, England and Herne Bay, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Margate to Herne Bay every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Regent Coaches operates a bus from Margate to Herne Bay hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 37 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Southeastern
Bus operators
Regent Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1227 794345
Email
info@regentcoaches.com
Website
regentcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices to Herne Bay, Canterbury Road Corner (Cavendish Road)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
regentcoaches.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) to Herne Bay, Richmond Street (Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Margate to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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