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There are 6 ways to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  32 min

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

£1 - £5

5 alternative options

Line 115 bus, line 474 bus  •  44 min

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

£4

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 6.3 miles

£35 - £50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 6.3 miles

£1 - £2

Shuttle  •  13 min

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

£40 - £55

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport 6.3 miles

£30 - £120

Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) by walk and train

The journey time between Aldgate Underground Station and London City Airport (LCY) is around 20 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 20 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) service departs from Aldgate Underground Station and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 951 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20 min
Fastest journey time:
20 min
Services per week:
951
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:03
Last service departs at:
23:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) walk and train schedules

Departing Thursday, June 17, 2021

Aldgate Underground Station → London City Airport (LCY)
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aldgate Underground Station station to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Aldgate Bus Station and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bank DLR Station station and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Aldgate Underground Station and London City Airport (LCY) is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Aldgate Bus Station.

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Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Bank DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 115 bus and line 474 bus, which costs £4 and takes 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) via Canning Town in around 44 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 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
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate Bus Station to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Towncar from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is 6 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Aldgate Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY).

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