As a rule, if driving from anywhere except the South West (Devon, Cornwall) of the Country head towards London and then Canterbury/Dover. Following this pick up signs for Ramsgate, Margate or Broadstairs.
If driving from the South West, head towards Dover then pick up signs for Ramsgate, Margate or Broadstairs.
From Eurotunnel terminal in Folkestone it is approximately a 1 hour drive to Thanet on the A20 and A256.
By coach (National Express)
Running from London Victoria to Thanet these take approximately 3 hour 20 minutes.
There are frequent trains between London Victoria and Charing Cross, and Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. There is also a new high speed service running from London St Pancras and Stratford International into the towns
Journey times are approximately 1 hour 25 minutes (St Pancras), 1 hour 50 minutes (Victoria) and 2 hours (Charing Cross)
The Eurostar terminal connection with trains that go to Thanet, with journey times of 20 to 30 minutes. The Eurostar international service runs to Ashford and London from Brussels, Lille and Paris.
By bus: Stagecoach and Eastonways run local bus services in the area. Check their website for bus times and stops.
All four London airports, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and City are all within 2 hours and 30 minutes drive of Thanet.
Note: Visitors arriving at any of London´s airports, who wish to travel by public transport to the area, must first travel to central London and change to a connecting coach or train service with the exception on Gatwick where a change can be made by rail in Tonbridge.
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Gatwick Express, Heathrow Express, National Express (Luton), Stansted, London City