How to get from Margate to Folkestone by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Margate to Folkestone is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||22 miles (36 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$9 - $30|
|Fastest mode||Train • $9 (€8) • 58 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Southeastern|
Travel 22 miles (36 km) by bus or train between Margate and Folkestone. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Margate to Folkestone.
You can travel by train for as low as $20 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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.
You can get between Margate and Folkestone 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Folkestone from Margate is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Margate to Folkestone:
Taking a train costs $21 (€18) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€26) for the same trip.
Folkestone is approximately 22 miles (36 km) away from Margate.
The average frequency per day from Margate to Folkestone is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Margate to Folkestone as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Margate to Folkestone:
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