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There are 3 ways to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) by train, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

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Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Folkestone to London City Airport

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Drive

  1. Drive from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY)
Folkestone → London City Airport (LCY)
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The most affordable way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which costs £30 - £60 and takes 1h 9m.

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

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The distance between Folkestone and London City Airport (LCY) is 57 miles. The road distance is 70 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs £30 - £60.

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

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Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Folkestone Central station.

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Folkestone 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 Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

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

You can take a train from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford International and Stratford International DLR Station in around 1h 9m.

Train operators
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
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Folkestone to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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