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Travelling to Sands Hotel

By Road

Margate has excellent road links from London via the M2 motorway.


The hotel has a number of dedicated car parking spaces nearby in a public car park which need to be pre-booked with the hotel. On-street car parking, payable by meter, is also available within 50 metres of the hotel.

If you're travelling from the continent you can drive straight onto the Eurotunnel train at Calais and in just 35 minutes you'll arrive in Folkestone. From Folkestone it is less than a 1 hour drive to Thanet on the A20 and A256.

By Train

The new High Speed 1 train service, travelling at up to 140mph, can whisk you from London St Pancras to Margate in a mere 80 minutes. The hotel is no more than a 10 minute walk from Margate Railway Station.

There are also frequent trains between London Victoria and London Charing Cross and Margate. Journey times are approximately 1 hour 50 minutes (Victoria) and 2 hours (Charing Cross). For more information visit:

By Air

London Gatwick Airport is approximately a 1 hour 40 minute drive and London Heathrow Airport is approximately 2 hours drive.


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