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

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Train Southeastern  •  1h 1m

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

$18 - $26

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Train Thameslink  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rochester

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Line 96 bus, bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station 96
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Rochester Community Hub 700 - Sapphire

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester 31.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester 31.2 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  39m

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Rochester 31.2 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 39m.

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

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Rochester is 21 miles. The road distance is 31.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1h 1m and costs £14 - £21.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester 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 Rochester is to train which takes 1h 1m and costs £14 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 96 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2h 12m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester is 31 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

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

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester via Stratford International DLR Station and Stratford International in around 1h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 2h 12m.

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
17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Rochester
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rochester
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Rochester Community Hub
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Rochester
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Rochester
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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