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 38 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 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station 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

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 18 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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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone, including transfers.

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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 38 min.

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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 38 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 17 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
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
Hourly
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 Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 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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