Margate can be reached by a number of different ways that are listed below.



Margate has excellent motorway access with both the M20 and M2 easily accessible from the A299 Thanet Way.

Margate is very well signposted on all major routes. Please follow Margate and Ramsgate signage from further afield.



Stansted, Heathrow and Gatwick are under 2 hours away by car.



Dover is very close and ferry services from Dover are as follows;

P&O Ferries to Calais

DFDS to Dunkirk

Coach and Bus


The following companies provide coach and bus services in and around Margate;

National Express or call 08705 808080

Stagecoach Buses or call 01843 588944



The following companies provide rail services in and around Margate;

Eurotunnel or on 08705 808080

South Eastern Railways or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50

Taxis in Thanet


A priority service will be given by Thanet Cars

Thanet Cars: +441843 333333 alternatively taxis are also available from ranks throughout the town.

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