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Margate to London

From £8.60 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 5 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Margate to London

Our services between Margate to London run up to 5 times a day, from 5.30am until 18.25pm.

Plus, with fares starting from £8.60 one-way*, a National Express coach is one of the most cost-effective ways to travel!

Margate to London journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs (to London Eltham)
Cheapest price From £8.60 *
Distance (approx) 122km
No. of stops 6 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 5:30am/18:25pm (to London Victoria Coach Station)

Our Margate to London services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

022 coach towards London

Our 022 service travels up to 5 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Margate, Marine Terrace
  • Westgate-on-Sea
  • Birchington
  • Canterbury Bus Station
  • University of Kent (Canterbury)
  • Whitstable
  • Gillingham
  • Dartford, Bluewater Shopping Centre
  • London (Eltham)
  • London (Lewisham)
  • London (New Cross Gate)
  • London (Walworth)
  • London (Elephant & Castle)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

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Departing from Margate

Our coaches arrive and depart from Marine Terrace, right on Margate's beachfront, with excellent access to any shops, cafes and restaurants you may need before starting your journey.

With plenty of local bus and train services nearby, this stop is also a great option should you be travelling from further afield.

Arriving at London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line.

A bus stop and taxi rank are directly outside the station.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Margate to London?

The first coach leaves from Margate at 5.30am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 9.20am.

When is the last coach from Margate to London?

The last coach leaves from Margate at 18.25pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 21.20pm.

How much is the coach from Margate to London?

A one-way journey from Margate to London is available from £8.60*.

How long does the coach take from Margate to London?

Our fastest coach journeys from Margate to London take 2 hrs to our Eltham stop.

What happens if I miss my coach from Margate to London?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.


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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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