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There are 4 ways to get from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$29 - $41

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Bus, line 177 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, Kent to London New Cross Gate National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 177 bus from New Cross Gate Station to Woolwich, Kingsman Street 177

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) 56.5 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Ashford to London City Airport 56.5 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which costs £22 - £35 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Ashford, Kent and arriving at Woolwich, Kingsman Street via New Cross Gate Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Ashford International and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Stratford International DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Ashford and London City Airport (LCY) is 44 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ashford, Kent station.

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Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Ashford International station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 53 min and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 177 bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Ashford, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

You can take a train from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford International and Stratford International DLR Station in around 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) via London New Cross Gate and New Cross Gate Station in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ashford, Kent to London New Cross Gate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate Station to Woolwich, Kingsman Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ashford to London City Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $240

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Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, Kingsman Street station.

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Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at London City Airport DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to London City Airport (LCY) is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Ashford to London City Airport (LCY).

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