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How to Get to Margate - A Victorian Coney Island


By Ferne Arfin
United Kingdom Travel Expert, about.com

Travel directions to Margate, a Victorian seaside resort favored by British painter J.M.W. Turner with some attractions modeled on a 19th century Coney Island. It makes an unusual day trip from London. Use these information resources to plan your trip by your choice of transportation. .

A Note for Visitors: Margate, once a thriving Victorian seaside town, is not for everyone. In recent year's the town has become run down and rough around the edges. But an exciting new art gallery, the Turner Contemporary, makes a worthwhile visit to Tracey Emin's hometown for fans of contemporary art. And there are some stunning beach walks along the Thanet coast.


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How To Get To Margate

By Train

Southeastern operates high speed trains to Margate Station that leave St. Pancras International Station every 10 to 15 minutes. The journey takes about 90 minutes. Be careful to avoid the hourly train from St Pancras that takes more than 2 hours.

Ticket price is the same but the train makes more stops along the way.  The cheapest fares are available for an hourly direct service leaving London Victoria at 37 minutes after the hour throughout the day. In 2015, fares started at £22.40/$38.80 round trip.
UK Travel Tip Use the Cheapest Fare Finder on National Rail Enquiries to get the best deal. If you are flexible about the time you travel and also book well in advance, this search feature can save you a lot of money. Click the small boxes marked "All Day" on the right of the time settings. UK train fares can be very complicated and the same journey can cost tens or hundreds of pounds depending upon the time of day. Letting the system find you the cheapest fare makes a lot of sense.

By Bus

National Express Coaches run buses from London to Margate from Victoria Coach Station in London every two hours. The trip takes between 2h30min and 3 hours with round trip fares starting at about £10/$15.50 in 2015.
UK Travel Tip National Express offer very cheap "fun fares" for tickets purchased in advance on some routes. These sell out quickly. Use their online fare finder to find the cheapest tickets for your trip.


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 By Car

Margate is about 75 miles southeast of London off the A2 and the M2 motorway. It takes at least two hours to drive. Keep in mind that gasoline, called petrol in the UK, is sold by the liter (a little more than a quart) and the price is usually between $1.50 and $2.00 a quart.

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