There are 5 ways to get from Margate to Maidstone 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, line 333 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. 333 / ...

$23 - $30

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 31 min

$33 - $45

Train, bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. 101|Sapphire

$26 - $34

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. 43.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

  1. 43.7 miles

$9 - $14

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

You can take a train from Margate to Maidstone via Ashford International in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Margate to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Margate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Ashford International to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Margate to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) to Vinters Park, Mostyn Road
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Margate to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Margate and Maidstone is 62 km. The road distance is 70 km.

The cheapest way to get from Margate to Maidstone is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Margate to Maidstone is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £90 - £110.

No, there is no direct train from Margate to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Margate and arriving at Maidstone East via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Margate to Maidstone, including transfers.