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

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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

$35 - $50

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Bus  •  1 h 31 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

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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 costs £26 - £40 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) station. 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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The distance between Canterbury and London City Airport (LCY) is 47 miles. The road distance is 60.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £26 - £40.

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY) is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Canterbury to London City Airport (LCY).

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  • Distance: 47.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 5 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

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 Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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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