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There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Stratford International DLR Station  •  1h 56m

  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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Train  •  1h 57m

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

£16 - £45

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone 38.7 miles

£90 - £120

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone 38.7 miles

£5 - £9

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Maidstone 38.7 miles

£100 - £150

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 48 min.

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The fastest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £90 - £120.

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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 56m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Maidstone is 26 miles. The road distance is 38.7 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 56m and costs £18 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m 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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London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is 39 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Maidstone. Prices start at £75 per night.

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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 56m

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 56m.

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
16 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
26 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 Strood
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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 Strood
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£90 - £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
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
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
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Maidstone
Estimated price
£100 - £150

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