There are 7 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Stratford International DLR Station  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford International DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Strood
  3. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

£18 - £47

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Bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the bus from North Greenwich Station to Waterfront Bus Station M2
  2. Take the bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane 101 - Sapphire

£12 - £18

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Chatham station to Maidstone, The Cannon 101 - Sapphire / ...

£14 - £34

Train  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

£16 - £45

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone 40 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone 40 miles

£6 - £10

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Maidstone 40 miles

£100 - £150

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Maidstone West via Stratford International and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Maidstone is 26 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone without a car is to train via Stratford International DLR Station which takes 1h 46m and costs £18 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from London City Airport DLR Station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is to train via Stratford International DLR Station which takes 1h 46m and costs £18 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 2h 28m.

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

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

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

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone via Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, and Strood in around 1h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone via Canning Town, Canning Town station, North Greenwich station, North Greenwich Station, and Waterfront Bus Station in around 2h 28m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford International 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Strood
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£12 - £18
1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from Strood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£11 - £16
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Chatham
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£11 - £25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£11 - £16
1st Class
£17 - £25
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£10 - £15
1st Class
£16 - £24
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Chatham
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£11 - £14
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham station to Maidstone, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Nu-Venture
Phone
(01622) 882288
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Chatham station to Maidstone, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nu-Venture
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Maidstone
Estimated price
£100 - £150

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is 40 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone.

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