How to travel from Margate to Canterbury

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from Margate to Canterbury

How to get from Margate to Canterbury by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Margate to Canterbury is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Canterbury from Margate

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 32 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Travel 15 miles (24 km) by train or bus between Margate and Canterbury. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Margate to Canterbury.

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Travel on National Express and Southeastern travel from Margate to Canterbury at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Southeastern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to Kent, Sussex, Surrey and parts of East Anglia. It runs services from early morning until late at night, seven days a week. Southeastern has a range of train types, including high-speed Javelin trains, commuter-friendly Metro services, and the classic InterCity services. Ticket types include Advance, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southeastern are London to Kent, London to Eastbourne, and London to Hastings.

    FAQs: Travel from Margate to Canterbury

    FAQs: Travel to Canterbury easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Margate to Canterbury.

    There are 2 options to travel from Margate to Canterbury including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Canterbury from Margate is by taking a train, which costs on average $7 (€6).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Margate to Canterbury:

    Taking a train costs $3 (€3) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $10 (€9).

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

    A train is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Margate to Canterbury.

    The fastest way to get to Canterbury from Margate is by bus with an average travel time of 30 min.

    Other travel options to Canterbury take longer:

    Train takes on average 32 min.

    You should expect to travel around 15 miles (24 km) between Margate and Canterbury.

    The average frequency per day from Margate to Canterbury is:

    • 2 buses a day.
    • 16 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Margate to Canterbury as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Margate to Canterbury:

    • Buses most often depart from Margate at Margate, Cliftonville Darwin Court and arrive in Canterbury at Canterbury, University Of Kent.
    • Trains from Margate to Canterbury most often leave from Margate and arrive in Canterbury West.

    The following travel companies offer services from Margate to Canterbury:

    • National Express can take you to Canterbury by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Margate to Canterbury for $12 (€10).
    • Travel with Southeastern for trains to Canterbury. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Southeastern Margate to Canterbury tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Margate to Canterbury with the following travel companies:

    • Direct bus available with National Express 2 direct buses per day.
    • Direct trains with Southeastern with 13 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Canterbury as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Margate and Canterbury.

    Omio customers who travel from Margate to Canterbury often also extend their vacation to go to London, Dover, London Victoria, Paris or London Stansted Airport. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Canterbury and these popular destinations at a great price.

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