19 Jan How to Travel to Broadstairs Kent
Broadstairs is such an accessible place to get to whether its from overseas or within the UK. Most of the Broadstairs and Thanet’s visitors are still from the British Isles and arrive through a combination of road, rail, sea and air.
Served by Road, Rail, Sea and Air
Broadstairs is served by a main railway line, the M2 motorway to from London, Kent International Airport in Manston, a sea port in Ramsgate together with an the huge international marina in Dover.
DRIVE to Broadstairs
Coming from London or the M25 north of London head for the A2/M2. If you come from the M25 south of London take the M26 then the M20 to J7 and turn left (north) onto the A249, follow the signs for the M2. When you reach the end of the M2 continue on to the Thanet Way, which is now a dual carriageway, towards Margate & Ramsgate then when you approach the roundabout at St Nicholas at Wade you will see signs for Broadstairs.
COACHES to Broadstairs
Broadstairs is served by coaches which run from London Victoria Coach Station. Services can be found at the National Express homepage. Journey times vary from 2 hours 30 minutes to 2 hours 55 minutes. Fares are cheaper than the railway, but you are liable to traffic delays at busy times.
TRAINS to Broadstairs
Broadstairs is easily accessible from London. The new high speed train from London St Pancras to Ramsgate enables visitors to arrive in Broadstairs in 1 hour and 22 minutes. Trains services from London Victoria to Broadstairs leave approximately twice an hour and take about one hour and forty five minutes.
FLIGHTS to Manston
Some UK cities have flights to Kent International Airport Click Here for more information.
FERRY to Ramsgate and to Dover
Ramsgate Harbour is less than 5 minutes drive from the centre of Broadstairs and Dover is less than 35 minutes away