There are 7 ways to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Stratford International DLR Station  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International
  3. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South 774 / ...

$16 - $18

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Train Thameslink  •  1 h 36 min

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

$22 - $36

Bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96

$18 - $19

Taxi  •  47 min

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

$180 - $220

Drive  •  47 min

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

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  47 min

  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 drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 47 min.

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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 Stratford International DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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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 1 h 29 min and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min 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 1 h 29 min and costs £20 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £14 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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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 47 min to drive from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY).

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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

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, Stratford International, and Stratford International DLR Station in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
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
Train from Strood to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
42 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
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Maidstone to London City Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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