Plan Your Visit
Romney Marsh is located in south east Kent, with its eastern coast meeting the English Channel. It is about 60 miles from London and 10 miles from the Eurotunnel. Traveling by train is via Ashford International Station and by road is via the M20 and Ashford or via the A259.
The main route from London and the M25 is east on the M20 to J10 at Ashford, followed by A2070 to take you on to the Marsh. You can check the traffic, roadworks etc on the M20 here.
If you are traveling from Dover and Folkestone from the north, or from Hasting from the south, then take the A259.
There are no main line trains serving Romney Marsh. If you are traveling from other parts of the UK, then it is best to get to Ashford station and then catch either a bus or taxi to complete your journey. Ashford International is served by high speed trains from London, with journey times of about 40 mins from London St Pancras.
Alternatively, from Ashford station you can catch the train to Hastings and alight either at Hamstreet or Appledore. Both are served by an infrequent bus service.
The coastal area of the Marsh from Hythe to Dungeness is served by the light railway Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR), with stations at Hythe, Dymchurch, St Mary's Bay, Romney Warren, New Romney, Romney Sands and Dungeness.
see Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
There are regular buses, known as the Wave route, that serve the areas on the A259 coast road that runs from Hastings in East Sussex to Dover.
The Wave has 12 new state-of-the-art vehicles featuring free WiFi and USB charging points for customers were introduced in Januray 2018.
- Routes 100 and 101 run from Lydd through New Romney and then follows the A259 to Folkestone and Dover.
- Route 102 runs from Lydd, through Lydd-on-Sea, Greatstone and Littlestone, before continuing to New Romney and then follows the A259 to Folkestone and Dover. .
Some of the villages on the Marsh have an infrequent service, served by Routes 11, 11A and 11B, which run to/from New Romney, through the Marsh to/from Ashford.
See Bus Routes Map and Bus Services in Shepway.
You can find out all bus times in Shepway from the Stagecoash Bus Company website.