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There are 6 ways to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, taxi, 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.

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Train

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

Train via Stratford International DLR Station

  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

Bus, train, line 473 bus

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone, King Street to Ashford International station
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  3. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport

Taxi

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

Drive

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

Towncar

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 46 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 Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Maidstone and London City Airport (LCY) is 26 miles. The road distance is 37.6 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 40m and costs £16 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m 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 South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Maidstone West station.

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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 46 min 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 40m

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 40m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£11 - £16
Train from Strood to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£12 - £18
1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£23 - £35
1st Class
£30 - £45
Thameslink
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Bus operators
Stagecoach South East
Phone
+44 345 241 8000
Email
southeast.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, King Street to Ashford International station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach South East
London Buses

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
SMB Maidstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 765 555
Website
smbmaidstonecabs.co.uk
Express Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 222 222
Website
expresscabs.co.uk
Cavalier Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 754 000
Apollo Taxis Maidstone
Phone
+44 1622 88 20 20
Website
apollo-taxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Maidstone to London City Airport
Estimated price
£70

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