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There are 4 ways to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) by train, taxi, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  19 min

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

£1 - £5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) 3.8 miles

£12 - £15

Towncar  •  7 min

  1. Take a town car from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport 3.8 miles

£30 - £120

Walk  •  1h 10m

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) 3.7 miles

Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) by walk and train

The journey time between Canary Wharf (Station) and London City Airport (LCY) is around 11 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 11 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) service departs from Canary Wharf (Station) and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 942 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11 min
Fastest journey time:
11 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
942
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) walk and train schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Canary Wharf (Station) → London City Airport (LCY)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which costs £1 - £5 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poplar 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 11 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf (Station) and London City Airport (LCY) is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The train from Poplar DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Poplar DLR Station.

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Canary Wharf (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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There are 3719+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 3 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Poplar DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Poplar DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
11 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
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£12 - £15
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
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Canary Wharf (Station) to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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