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There are 6 ways to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Southeastern  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$20 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station 700 - Sapphire
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Woolwich Arsenal

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) 33.4 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from Gillingham to London City Airport 33.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus and line 96 bus which costs £1 - £3 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 44 min.

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

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The distance between Gillingham and London City Airport (LCY) is 23 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs £15 - £22.

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

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

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The best way to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 1 h and costs £15 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus and line 96 bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 2 h.

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Gillingham 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 Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) is 33 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

You can take a train from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford International and Stratford International DLR Station in around 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) via Bluewater, Bus Station, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 2 h.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
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
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Gillingham to London City Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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