Dover to Margate by train

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    29 kilometres
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Travelling from Dover to Margate by train

Fast trains from Dover to Margate take around 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 29 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dover and Margate.

1. Are there direct trains from Dover to Margate?

Direct trains from Dover to Margate have been found.

We usually find around 12 direct trains on the route from Dover to Margate every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Dover to Margate?

The Dover to Margate train travel time is normally about 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Dover to Margate train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Margate is usually scheduled to depart Dover around 08:34 and the last train is around 20:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dover around 06:42, and the last at 21:19.

When to book Dover to Margate train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dover to Margate by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dover and Margate?

Southeastern is the train company that operates on the route from Dover to Margate.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.