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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 37m

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

$22 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, line 96 bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chatham station to Bluewater, Bus Station 700 - Sapphire
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  47m

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) 38.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  47m

  1. Drive from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) 38.3 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  47m

  1. Take a town car from Maidstone to London City Airport 38.3 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus and line 96 bus which costs £1 - £3 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Strood and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Maidstone and London City Airport (LCY) is 26 miles. The road distance is 38.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £17 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone West station.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £17 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus and line 96 bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 2h 44m.

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Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) is 38 miles. It takes approximately 47m to drive from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) via Strood and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 1h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) via Chatham station, Bluewater, Bus Station, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 2h 44m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
Ave. Duration
23m
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
Train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
42m
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
Thameslink
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Maidstone to London City Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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