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

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Recommended option

Train Southeastern  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Gravesend to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 96 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Gravesend, Garrick Street to Bluewater, Bus Station B - Fastrack / ...
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Gravesend to Woolwich Arsenal

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) 25.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) 25.8 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. Take a town car from Gravesend to London City Airport 25.8 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus and line 96 bus which costs £1 - £3 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Gravesend and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Stratford International DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Gravesend and London City Airport (LCY) is 15 miles. The road distance is 25.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 38 min and costs £15 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 96 bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Gravesend 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 Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) is 26 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

You can take a train from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford International and Stratford International DLR Station in around 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY) via Bluewater, Bus Station, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gravesend to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Gravesend to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gravesend to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gravesend, Garrick Street to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
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 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from Gravesend to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Gravesend to London City Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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