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There are 3 ways to get from South Benfleet to Margate by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Margate

$52 - $76

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station X80
  3. Take the bus from Greenhithe, station to Ebbsfleet International station
  4. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Margate

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Margate 78.2 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Margate is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Margate is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Benfleet to Margate. However, there are services departing from Benfleet and arriving at Margate via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Margate is 38 miles. The road distance is 78.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Margate without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from South Benfleet to Margate, including transfers.

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South Benfleet to Margate train services, operated by c2c, depart from Benfleet station.

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South Benfleet to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Margate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Margate is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from South Benfleet to Margate.

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There are 427+ hotels available in Margate. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Margate.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between South Benfleet, England and Margate, England?

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Margate via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Greenhithe, station to Ebbsfleet International station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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