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Stansted to Margate, KEN bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.39
Shortest Duration5h 25m
Trips per day16
Bus lines1
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Stansted-Margate Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Stansted to Margate?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $20.55 was the low point for bus fares from Stansted to Margate. Buses from Margate to Stansted are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $20.55 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 62 miles (100 kilometers) from Stansted to Margate. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Margate. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Stansted?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Stansted to Margate, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Stansted to Margate every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Stansted to Margate?

There is one bus company that operates from Stansted to Margate. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express165h 42m$20.54

Where does the bus leave from in Stansted?

Buses to Margate leave from multiple locations in Stansted, Essex. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • Stansted Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Margate?

Buses arrive in Margate at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Margate, Kent:

  • Cliftonville, Eastern Esplanade
  • Cliftonville
  • 106 Northdown Park Rd
  • 34 Marine Terrace

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