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

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Bus, train  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) 477|Shoppers Heaven
  2. Take the train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal

$11 - $17

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Line 233 bus, line 161 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 233 bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Eltham Bus Station 233
  2. Take the line 161 bus from Eltham Station Sherard Road to Woolwich, Kingsman Street 161

$8

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Swanley to Denmark Hill
  2. Take the train from Shadwell DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$14 - $24

Line 233 bus, train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 233 bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Sidcup Station Station Road 233
  2. Take the train from Sidcup to Woolwich Arsenal

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) 15.9 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) 15.9 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Swanley to London City Airport 15.9 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda and arriving at Woolwich, Kingsman Street via Eltham Station Sherard Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Swanley and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Denmark Hill and Shadwell DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Swanley and London City Airport (LCY) is 9 miles. The road distance is 15.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h and costs .

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

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Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, depart from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda station.

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Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Swanley station.

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The best way to get from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 233 bus and line 161 bus which takes 1 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 22 min.

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Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, Kingsman Street station.

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Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at London City Airport DLR Station.

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Map of how to get from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

You can take a bus from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) via Eltham Bus Station and Eltham Station Sherard Road in around 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY) via Denmark Hill, Shadwell, and Shadwell DLR Station in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Swanley to Denmark Hill
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Sidcup to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Swanley to Denmark Hill
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell 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
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Eltham Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Sidcup Station Station Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Eltham Station Sherard Road to Woolwich, Kingsman Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swanley to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
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
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Swanley to London City Airport
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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