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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford International to Whitstable

$30 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 3 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 Whitstable, Horsebridge Triangle / ...

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Whitstable

$29 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Whitstable 60.4 miles

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Whitstable 60.4 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Whitstable is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Whitstable is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Whitstable is 43 miles. The road distance is 60.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Whitstable, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Whitstable via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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

Southeastern operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Whitstable hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Whitstable 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 3 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Whitstable, Horsebridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Regent Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1227 794345
Email
info@regentcoaches.com
Website
regentcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Whitstable, Harbour Street (Albert Street)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
regentcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Whitstable
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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