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Margate to Dartford by train

  • First train
    04:36
  • Last train
    23:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 28m
  • Distance
    80 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Margate to Dartford by train

Fast trains from Margate to Dartford take around 1 hour and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 80 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Margate and Dartford.

1. Are there direct trains from Margate to Dartford?

Journeys between Margate and Dartford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Margate to Dartford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

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

The Margate to Dartford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Dartford is usually scheduled to depart Margate around 04:36 and the last train is around 23:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Margate around 04:40, and the last at 23:26.

When to book Margate to Dartford 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 Margate to Dartford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Margate and Dartford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Margate to Dartford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink

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.