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

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Train, tram  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International Ramsgate - St Pancras International / ...
  2. Take the tram from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

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Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) 70 miles

Towncar  •  1h 16m

  1. Take a town car from Folkestone to London City Airport 70 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY) is to train and tram which takes 1h 8m and costs £35 - £60.

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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 8m.

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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 and tram which takes 1h 8m and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m 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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There are 14155+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at £35 per night.

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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 8m

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

There is no direct connection from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY). However, you can take the train to Stratford International, take the walk to Stratford International DLR Station, then take the tram to London City Airport DLR Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to London City Airport (LCY).

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £7
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash
£7
Contactless or Oyster Off Peak
£1 - £3
Contactless or Oyster Peak
£2 - £3
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Folkestone to London City Airport
Estimated price
£70

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