There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$30 - $42

Cheapest option

Train, line 473 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Bishops Stortford
  2. Take the train from Bishops Stortford to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport 473

$27 - $38

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) 55.7 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from Cambridge to London City Airport 55.7 miles

$170 - $240

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Bank Underground Station, and Bank DLR Station in around 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bishops Stortford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cambridge to London City Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cambridge and London City Airport (LCY) is 78 km. The road distance is 89 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £9 - £13.

It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.