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Hi

Does anyone know any cheap transfer / taxi companies to take 9 people from Gatwick airport to Margate.

Thanks

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Margate
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1. Re: Transfer

Nothing will be cheap as it is a very long way, about 130km.

Just search gatwick airport transfers to get names and websites for prices.

You can go by train and not through London for about £22 but it's not direct and it is slow, around 3 hours total. The quickest way (but only 30 minutes or so quicker) through London costs around £50.

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2. Re: Transfer

Not only is it a long way but nine people need either two vehicles, at least one a people-carrier, or a larger vehicle whose driver has to have a D1 driving licence. It will probably be difficult to find the latter, so you will need two vehicles.

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3. Re: Transfer

I suggest that you contact a Margate taxi firm and arrange for them to collect you. They will be used to doing Gatwick transfers for their local customers.

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4. Re: Transfer

I'd agree with skitandoori A google search for mini cabs/taxi firms in Margate will provide the contact details of local firms, who will usually have a set charge for the airport run.. Some firms have min vans large enough for 9 people and luggage.

The firm will need to know your mobile phone number & which terminal you are arriving into ( G north or G south) plus your flight number. They'll also advise on payment method, as most firms now accept credit & debit card payments.

It's a long drive down to Margate, so suggest you use the airport facilities before you leave Gatwick & possibly buy something to drink too.

The train route will take hours & with 9 people may be more expensive than a mini van.

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Edited: 10 June 2018, 17:10
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