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Whitstable Oyster Festival

Travel Advice


The Crab & Winkle Way is a popular cycling route between Canterbury and Whitstable, a picturesque and enjoyable way to travel to the Festival for children as well as adults. For more information about cycle routes visit


Whitstable is easily accessible by rail with regular trains from London Victoria (1hr 30mins) and from Thanet.  Whitstable railway station is a short ten-minute walk from the town centre. 

South Eastern also runs fast High Speed Javelin trains from St Pancras to Whitstable taking just over 60 minutes.

For more information visit for a train timetable. Singles starts at £21.80 and super off peak web fares start at £21.90 return.


Whitstable has a regular bus service to and from Canterbury and Herne Bay.