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There are 9 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London City to Brussels, train  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Brussels (BRU) LCY - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Zottegem

€118 - €327

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Bus and ferry  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Gent

€19 - €28

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Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Zottegem

€251 - €664

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Zottegem

€132 - €445

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Zottegem

€58 - €566

Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Zottegem Ic / ...

€111 - €380

Bus, train  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille London - Victoria Coach Station > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Zottegem Ic / ...

€27 - €51

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Zottegem

€184 - €198

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 56m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Zottegem

€104 - €193

London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem by train

The train journey time between London City Airport (LCY) and Zottegem is around 3h 56m and covers a distance of around 430 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 48m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), South Eastern Trains Service, Eurostar and others, the London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem train service departs from London City Airport DLR Station and arrives in Zottegem. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 56m
Fastest train time:
3h 48m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€111
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:52
Last train departs at:
10:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zottegem is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zottegem is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zottegem is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem is to bus and ferry which costs £16 - £24 and takes 10h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £150 - £170 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem station. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Zottegem Station perron 6 via Canning Town, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, London, Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 7 and Gavere Brandweerstraat perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Zottegem. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Zottegem via Stratford International, London St Pancras Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Zottegem is 271 km.

The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs £95 - £330.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem.
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  • Distance: 271.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem via Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, St Pancras International, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 24m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a vehicle from London to Gent twice a week. Tickets cost €11 - €16 and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €420
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €420
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Zottegem
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €21
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Zottegem
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Zottegem
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€65 - €80
Standard Premier
€110 - €140
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Blablabus

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Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Gent
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€75 - €150
Standard Car - Flexi
€130 - €170

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London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Gent station.

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Zottegem is 1h ahead of London City Airport (LCY). It is currently 7:51 AM in London City Airport (LCY) and 8:51 AM in Zottegem.

London City Airport (LCY) to Zottegem train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Zottegem station.

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British Airways, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Zottegem. Prices start at €75 per night.

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