Coronavirus (covid-19) Advice

In these unprecedented times we want our visitors to stay safe so you are able to enjoy your next visit. 
We would therefore recommend that you follow government guidelines regarding essential travel and social distancing.

Please be aware there have been many changes to our usual infrastructure such as:
-Reduced service time tables 
-Parking restrictions 
-Closed Attractions/ Businesses 
Staying at home is the best Staycation -For fun activities to do at home see the Visit Thanet website 

Please refer to the current Government guidelines for further information or check the Thanet District Council website for details and updates about business support 

Getting Here and Parking

Getting Here 

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 website. 

By train:

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

By bus: 

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  

Stagecoach Journey Planner

Route 69 is a seasonal open top bus that will run:

Daily between:

Sat 6 April and Mon 22 April 

Every weekend (including bank holidays) between:

Sat 27 March and Sun 19 May

Sat 8 June and Sun 21 July

Sat 7 September and Sun 29 September

All week during school holidays:

Half Term - Sat 25 May to Sun 2 June

Summer - Wed 24 July to Sun 1 September

Plus special Fridays:

Good Friday, 19 April

Dickens Festival, 21 June

The route extends from Ramsgate Boating Pool to Broadstairs Stone Bay. Full details can be found on the Stagecoach website.



The majority of carparks in Broadstairs and St.Peter's are managed by Thanet District and full details can be found on the Thanet District Council website .

It should be noted that St Peter's Park Road car park is free on Saturday's and can be found behind Broadstairs Train Station. Parking bays on Broadstairs High Street are also free after 6pm.









(Image courtesy of Stagecoach East Kent)