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

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

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

$22 - $36

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Bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from London Eltham to Maidstone National Express / ...

$12 - $16

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Chatham station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane 101 - Sapphire

Taxi  •  50 min

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

$180 - $230

Drive  •  50 min

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

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  50 min

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

$130 - $200

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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 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 50 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 Woolwich Arsenal and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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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 which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £17 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min 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 Thameslink, depart from Woolwich Arsenal station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £17 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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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 40 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone.

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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: 1 h 52 min

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 Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal, and Strood in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Chatham
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Strood
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Strood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 London Eltham to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Maidstone
Estimated price
$130 - $200

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