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

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

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

$33 - $49

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Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park 16|Gold

$20 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone 69.2 miles

$14 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Folkestone 69.2 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Folkestone Central via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Folkestone is 57 miles. The road distance is 69.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at London City Airport DLR Station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 22 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Folkestone. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone.
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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone via Stratford International DLR Station and Stratford International in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal Station, Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford International DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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 Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Radnor Park
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Folkestone
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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