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Do you know the best way to get from Folkestone to Margate? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Folkestone to Margate?

On average, a train ticket from Folkestone to Margate will cost you £ 2,021.40. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 15.20. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Folkestone to Margate by train

Best price £ 15.20
Journey duration 28 min
Connections per day 24
First departure 12:22
Last departure 21:49
Distance 22.4 mi
Departure Folkestone
Arrival Margate
Carriers Nationalrail, Southeastern

Route Summary by Train

Connections
24
Carriers
1
Minimum price
£ 15.20
Maximum price
£ 8,040

Folkestone - Margate

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£ 15.20

Date
Saturday, June 11th 2022
Southeastern-logo
Dover Priory - Faversham
18:50 - 19:33
Southeastern
43min
CO2: 0.1kg
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£ 41.60

Date
Saturday, June 11th 2022
National Express-logo
London, Victoria Coach Station - Cliftonville, Northdown Road
20:30 - 23:42
National Express
3h 12min
CO2: 1.27kg

How long is the journey from Folkestone to Margate by train?

The journey between Folkestone and Margate runs for about 23.0 mi and usually takes approximately 28 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 9 min. If you are trying to get from Folkestone to Margate as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Folkestone to Margate leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Folkestone at 12:22, and the last departure will leave at 21:49. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Folkestone to Margate can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use on the Folkestone to Margate route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Folkestone and Margate. You can start your journey in Folkestone at stations such as Folkestone West [ FKW ], Dover Priory, Ramsgate, Faversham, Folkestone Central and Margate. These connect to stations including Margate [ MAR ], Ramsgate, Faversham, Margate, Dover Priory and Folkestone Central in Margate. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Folkestone to Margate.

How many daily journeys are there from Folkestone to Margate?

On average, there are 24 daily departures from Folkestone to Margate. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 30 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Southeastern, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 24 departures from Folkestone which travel directly to Margate. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.

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