Herne Bay is a special place with so much to offer visitors who wish to spend a day or longer in the town.


There is a large car park in William Street with 215 spaces.  Up to 1 hour costs 70p; 1 to 3 hours is £1.80; 3 to 5 hours is £2.40 and 5 to 24 hours is £4.

Long stay parking is available every day except Saturday in Beach Street, Kings Road and Market Street for £1.10 for any period up to 24 hours.  There are also a limited number of free parking spaces at Hampton Pier and in Herne Bay Memorial Park.  Neptune Car Park has spaces for trailers where charges vary from summer to winter months.

Parking charges apply between 8.30am and 8pm.  There are metered spaces on the seafront where charges apply from April to October.


Arriving by Train

If you arrive by train, it is a short walk from Herne Bay’s Railway Station into  town and to the seafront.  On exiting the station, turn right and walk along Station Road until you have crossed Spencer Road.  You will see an entrance to the Memorial Park on your right.  If you take this path through the park you will arrive at the main entrance in Kings Road, from where you can turn right and then first left to get to the main shopping areas .  Alternatively you can continue down Station Road, cross the main High Street and arrive at the entrance to the pier, with beaches on either side.



Arriving by Coach or Bus

Private coaches drop visitors at the William Street car park which provides ample parking for larger vehicles.

The central bus garage is located on the High Street, at the corner of Richmond Street.  National Express coaches and local buses all stop here.