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from Southampton to Margate

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Travel Information between Southampton and Margate

distanceDistance125 miles (201 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £71
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 10 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £71 • 5 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a coach or train to travel 125 miles (201 km) between Southampton and Margate. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Margate.

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Travel from Southampton to Margate
Travel to Margate easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Southampton to Margate.
How do I go from Southampton to Margate?

There are 2 ways to travel from Southampton to Margate including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Margate?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Margate. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Margate:

A coach is £57 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Southampton to Margate costing on average £71.

What is the fastest way from Southampton to Margate?

The quickest way to travel between Southampton and Margate is by train, which takes on average 5 h 14 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 10 h 55 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Southampton to Margate?

The Southampton to Margate distance is approximately 125 miles (201 km).

How many services a day are there from Southampton to Margate?

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Margate is:

  • 15 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Southampton to Margate as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Southampton and in Margate?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Southampton to Margate:

  • Coaches most often depart from Southampton at Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Margate at Margate, Devonshire Gardens.
  • Trains from Southampton to Margate most often leave from Southampton Central and arrive in Margate.
Who can get me from Southampton to Margate?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Southampton to Margate:

  • You can travel by coach between Southampton and Margate with National Express, and you can find National Express Southampton to Margate tickets for £15 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Margate from Southampton with Southeastern, and you can find Southeastern Southampton to Margate tickets for £71 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Southampton to Margate ends?
Your journey from Southampton to Margate doesn't have to end in Margate. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Canterbury or Luton. If you’d like to add London, Canterbury or Luton to your Southampton to Margate trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Margate today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Southampton to Margate online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Southampton to Margate, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £15 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £71 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Margate from Southampton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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