Margate to Canterbury bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Margate to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for Jun 21


Fastest Journey

30 m


42 m

Buses per day



24 km

Cheap bus tickets from Margate to Canterbury start from $12 with an average ticket price of $12.

The fastest bus from Margate to Canterbury takes 30m in comparison to an average duration of 42m and covers a distance of 24 km.

3 buses leave Margate for Canterbury every day with 3 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Margate to Canterbury

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
durationAverage bus duration30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€10)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational Express or Southeastern

Buses from Margate to Canterbury cover the 15 miles (24 km) long journey taking on average 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Southeastern. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Margate, Cliftonville Darwin Court and arrive in Canterbury, University Of Kent.

Bus providers: National Express and Southeastern from Margate to Canterbury

For as little as $10 (€9) you can travel by bus between Margate and Canterbury with National Express and Southeastern. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Margate - Canterbury bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Margate to Canterbury bus information:

  • Average Duration: 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $12
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Bus from Margate to Canterbury

FAQs: Take the bus from Margate to Canterbury with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Margate to Canterbury.
Cheap bus tickets from Margate to Canterbury can start from as little as $10 (€9) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Margate to Canterbury is $12 (€10); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Margate and Canterbury is on average 30 min   for the 15 mile (24 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Canterbury from Margate by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Margate to Canterbury leaves at 5: 16 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Margate to Canterbury leaves at 9: 13 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Margate to Canterbury without having to change trains with National Express or Southeastern. There are 2 direct buses from Margate to Canterbury each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Margate to Canterbury bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Southeastern. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Margate and Canterbury to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Margate, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Margate, Cliftonville Darwin Court, Margate, Marine Terrace and Margate, Eastern Esplanade (The Oval Bandstand & Lawns). When arriving in Canterbury, you can end your route in bus stations like Canterbury, University Of Kent, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Bus Station.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Margate, Cliftonville Darwin Court, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Canterbury, University Of Kent, located 2.6 miles (4.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Canterbury from Margate is worth doing with a journey time of 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Margate to Canterbury is December.
You have options as you can travel from Margate to Canterbury 2 different ways: train or bus.

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