There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

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

$36 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue 022 / ...

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Woolwich Arsenal

$30 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) 60.2 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a town car from Canterbury to London City Airport 60.2 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £26 - £40.

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The distance between Canterbury and London City Airport (LCY) is 76 km. The road distance is 96 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Stratford International DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford International and Stratford International DLR Station in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Canterbury to London City Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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