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Duration 1h 7m
Distance 26 miles
Average price £15
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London City Airport (LCY) takes 1h 7m and the fastest train takes 55 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train, subway

  1. Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
  2. Lancaster Gate station
  3. Bank DLR Station
  4. London City Airport (LCY)
1h 5m
£9 - £40

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London City Airport (LCY). The earliest departure is at 13:32 in the afternoon, and the last departure from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is at 23:59 which arrives into London City Airport (LCY) at 05:53. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Friday, September 25, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Lancaster Gate station and Bank DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London City Airport (LCY) is 22 miles. The road distance is 26 miles.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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

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There are 30002+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London City Airport (LCY)?

You can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) via Green Park station, Canning Town station, and Canning Town DLR Station in around 1h 13m.
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Green Park station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Green Park station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)

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