There are 10 ways to get from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Tube, train  •  26 min

  1. Take the Tube from Aldgate East Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station District / ...
  2. Take the train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Aldgate to Prince Regent Station N551

$3

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Line 115 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 115 bus from Aldgate East to Canning Town 115 / ...

$5 - $6

Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Shadwell DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $5

Line 115 bus, line 474 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 115 bus from Aldgate East to Canning Town 115 / ...
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport 474

$6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) 6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) 6 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Aldgate East to London City Airport

$60 - $90

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Aldgate East to London City Airport 6 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) 6 miles

$17 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aldgate and arriving at Prince Regent Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shadwell DLR Station station and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Aldgate East and London City Airport (LCY) is 5 miles. The road distance is 6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to Tube and train which takes 26 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 26 min to get from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Aldgate station.

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

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The best way to get from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 115 bus which takes 33 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 35 min.

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Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Prince Regent Station.

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Aldgate East 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 Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Aldgate East, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

London Buses operates a bus from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Aldgate East Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate East to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$17 - $24
Access
$17 - $25
Assist
$17 - $25
UberX
$17 - $25
UberXL
$25 - $35
Exec
$30 - $50
Lux
$55 - $75
Taxi from Aldgate East to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Aldgate East to London City Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Towncar from Aldgate East to London City Airport
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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