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

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International

$51 - $71

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Bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station 16 - Gold
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Eltham National Express / ...

$14 - $18

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

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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

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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 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and London City Airport (LCY) is 57 miles. The road distance is 70.5 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 2 h 51 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min 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 Southeastern, depart from Folkestone Central station.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Stratford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY).

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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, London Eltham, Eltham, Green Way, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Radnor Park to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 to London Eltham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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

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