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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) by bus, train, subway or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train, subway  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads Stn A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  3. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  4. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

£52 - £72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station Uk041

£22 - £31

2 alternative options

Bus via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£22 - £24

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) 135.5 miles

£20 - £30

Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) by bus, train, walk and subway

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and London City Airport (LCY) is around 3h 16m and covers a distance of around 137 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 36m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 249 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 16m
Fastest journey time:
2h 36m
Services per week:
249
Cheapest price:
£52
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) bus, train, walk and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Sunday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Bristol Airport (BRS) → London City Airport (LCY)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross which costs £22 - £24 and takes 5h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which takes 2h 43m and costs £20 - £30.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and London City Airport (LCY) is 120 miles. The road distance is 135.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to bus and train and subway which takes 3h 8m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY) is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to London City Airport (LCY).

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There are 3741+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost £10 - £13 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
London Underground (Tube)

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 Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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