Travel within Herne Bay

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See below for detailed information on how to get to the listening venues from various points in Herne Bay

How to get to the Listening Venues

Travel to Herne Bay

By Train

There is one train per hour from each of London St Pancras and London Victoria direct to Herne Bay. Trains from St Pancras take 1 hour 20 minutes and those from Victoria take 1 hour 30 minutes. Fast trains also go from St Pancras to Canterbury which is 8 miles from Herne Bay.

Buses go from Canterbury City Centre And Canterbury East Station to Herne Bay every 10 minutes during the day.

By Coach

National Express runs coaches from London Victoria to Herne Bay.

By Air

London City Airport is 60 minutes from Herne Bay. Gatwick and Stansted are also easily accessible by car or train (via London).

By Ferry/Euro tunnel

Herne Bay is some 20 miles from the Eurotunnel terminus and Dover port. Trains go from Dover to Herne Bay via Faversham


Here is an updated list of accommodation options

Accommodation options Herne Bay 2018
Accommodation is also available in Whitstable and Canterbury

For more information on travel and accommodation in Herne Bay see


Local maps can be found at these links


2 Replies to “Visiting”

  1. I enjoyed the 2018 festival and as a member of the audience I would like to vote for the play by Rosie Craig called Happiness for the Audience Award. I can’t see anywhere else on your website where I can leave my vote.

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