There are 4 ways to get from Watford to Margate by train, bus, subway 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  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$50 - $89

Cheapest option

Line 142 bus, Tube, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Edgware 142
  2. Take the Tube from Edgware Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
  3. Take the bus from London Elephant and Castle to Margate 009 / ...

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Line 757 bus, bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  2. Take the bus from London to Canterbury
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices

$24 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Margate 107.1 miles

$23 - $35

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

Southeastern operates a train from Watford to Margate hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Margate via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, London, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Edgware Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Edgware
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Watford to Margate?

The distance between Watford and Margate is 127 km. The road distance is 171 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Watford to Margate?

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Margate is to line 142 bus and Tube and bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 4 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Watford to Margate?

The quickest way to get from Watford to Margate is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct train between Watford and Margate?

No, there is no direct train from Watford to Margate. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Margate via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Watford and Margate?

No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Margate. However, there are services departing from Watford, Clarendon Road and arriving at Margate, Cecil Street Council Offices via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, London and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from Watford to Margate?

It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Watford to Margate, including transfers.