Broadstairs is located on the east Kent coast and is easily accessible from the main road network.
Directions by car:
- From London follow the A299 Thanet Way
- From Canterbury follow the A28
- From Sandwich/Dover follow the A256
Broadstairs is well signposted from all of the above major routes. Please note many satnavs will take you through Westwood Cross shopping area which can be busy at peak times and weekends. An alternative route can be found through the town of Ramsgate, which is also well signposted.
Should you need a postcode for your satnav please use our Town Council postcode which will take you to the main High Street of the town, CT10 1JX. Directions to the beaches can be found on the www.visitthanet.co.uk website.
Broadstairs is lucky to be located on the main HS1 train line, journey times from London start at 1hr 22 minutes. The town is also well connected to other major towns in the area by direct train link. To view a timetable and buy tickets please view www.southeasternrailway.co.uk
Thanet has a very good and frequent bus services. Broadstairs is located on the Stagecoach Loop service which runs a continual service linking the Thanet towns, buses run up to every 10 minutes throughout the day.
please click the link below for changes to routes and time tables in Thanet
Seasonal open top bus:
Route 69 is a seasonal open top bus that will run
Every weekend (including bank holidays) between:
Sat 31 March and Sun 30 September
All week during school holidays:
Half Term - Sat 26 May to Sun 3 June
Summer - Sat 21 July to Sun 2 September
Plus special Fridays:
Good Friday, 30 March
Dickens Festival, 15 June
Broadstairs Food Fair, 28 September
The route extends from Ramsgate Boating Pool to Broadstairs Stone Bay. Full details can be found on the Stagecoach website below
The majority of carparks in Broadstairs and St.Peter's are managed by Thanet District and full details can be found on their website .
It should be noted that the Vere Road car park is free on Saturday's and is costed at a lesser rate to other carparks in the area. Parking bays on Broadstairs High Street are also free after 6pm.
(Image courtesy of Stagecoach East Kent)