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

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Bus  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Maritime, St George's Centre to North Greenwich Station M2

£12 - £15

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Train via Stratford International DLR Station  •  1h 1m

  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

£15 - £33

Train  •  1h 8m

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

£13 - £19

Taxi  •  43 min

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

£80 - £100

Drive  •  43 min

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

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  43 min

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

£95 - £140

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The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 43 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 1h 1m.

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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 bus which takes 1h 1m and costs £12 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 1m 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 bus which takes 1h 1m and costs £12 - £16. Alternatively, you can train via Stratford International DLR Station, which costs £14 - £35 and takes 1h 1m.

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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 43 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: 1h 1m

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

Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford International and Stratford International DLR Station in around 1h 1m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£13 - £20
1st Class
£20 - £28
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chatham Maritime, St George's Centre to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Club Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 305080
Website
clubtaxisgillingham.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Gillingham to London City Airport
Estimated price
£95 - £140

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