• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 3 ways to get from Watford to Margate by train 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 19 min

  1. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

$45 - $82

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Elstree & Borehamwood to Gillingham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Margate

$42 - $58

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Margate 107.1 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Margate is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 51 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Watford to Margate is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 51 min.

More details

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 19 min.

More details

The distance between Watford and Margate is 79 miles. The road distance is 107.1 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Watford to Margate without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £30 - £65.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Watford to Margate, including transfers.

More details

Watford to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from St Pancras International station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Margate is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Watford to Margate.

Get driving directions

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

More details

Map of how to get from Watford to Margate.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 79.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Watford to Margate every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Margate
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.