There are 6 ways to get from Rochester 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.

Recommended option

Train Southeastern  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$19 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 96 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, 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

$13 - $14

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Woolwich Arsenal

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY) 30.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY) 30.2 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Rochester to London City Airport 30.2 miles

$120 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Rochester and London City Airport (LCY) is 21 miles. The road distance is 30.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Stratford International DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

You can take a train from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford International and Stratford International DLR Station in around 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to London City Airport (LCY) via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochester to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
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 Rochester to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rochester, Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Rochester to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rochester to London City Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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