There are 4 ways to get from Folkestone 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  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 Dlr

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station 16|Gold
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue 022 / ...

$20 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) 70.5 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from Folkestone to London City Airport 70.5 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 17 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which costs £26 - £40 and takes 1 h 7 min.

More details

The distance between Folkestone and London City Airport (LCY) is 57 miles. The road distance is 70.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

More details

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 1 h 7 min.

More details

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 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue, Eltham, Green Way, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
46 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
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Folkestone to London City Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $270

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Which side of Niagara Falls should I choose (and how do I get there)?, Need to know: Eurostar and Want to know more about US trains? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.