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There are 11 ways to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train Southeastern  •  28m

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Woolwich Dockyard

$8 - $12

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Bus  •  44m

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road N551

$3

9 alternative options

Train Dockland Light Railway (DLR)  •  32m

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

$5 - $8

Subway, train  •  40m

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to West Ham station District
  2. Take the train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$5 - $8

Line 11 bus, train  •  41m

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street 11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $8

Bus via Canning Town  •  56m

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town N15 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  20m

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) 8.9 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  20m

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) 8.9 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charing Cross to London City Airport

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  20m

  1. Take a town car from Charing Cross to London City Airport 8.9 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  20m

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) 8.9 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) is to shuttle which costs £45 - £70 and takes 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden and arriving at Custom House, Victoria Dock Road. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Woolwich Dockyard. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28m.

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The distance between Charing Cross and London City Airport (LCY) is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 28m and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from London Charing Cross to Woolwich Dockyard takes 28m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden station.

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Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 28m and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 44m.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 28m

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

Southeastern operates a train from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 28m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 44m.

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
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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uber.com
Access
$20 - $28
Assist
$20 - $28
UberX
$20 - $28
Pool
$23 - $35
UberXL
$30 - $45
Exec
$35 - $55
Lux
$60 - $80
Taxi from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Charing Cross to London City Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from Charing Cross to London City Airport
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House, Victoria Dock Road station.

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Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Woolwich Dockyard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY).

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