There are 9 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 via Bank DLR Station  •  34 min

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

£5 - £10

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Bus  •  57 min

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

£4

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Train  •  40 min

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

£6 - £20

Subway, line 473 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Plaistow station District / ...
  2. Take the line 473 bus from Plaistow, Victoria Road to Silvertown, London City Airport 473

£7

Taxi  •  20 min

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

£27 - £33

Drive  •  20 min

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

£1 - £3

Shuttle  •  20 min

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

£45 - £70

Towncar  •  20 min

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

£65 - £95

Uber  •  20 min

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

£17 - £25

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

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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 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charing Cross station to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Embankment station and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Bank DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 min.

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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 via Bank DLR Station which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £10.

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It takes approximately 34 min to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 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 via Bank DLR Station which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 and takes 57 min.

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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: 34 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) every 4 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 40 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
21 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Charing Cross to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£11 - £16
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plaistow, Victoria Road to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Signup at
uber.com
Access
£17 - £25
Assist
£19 - £26
UberX
£19 - £26
UberXL
£26 - £35
Exec
£35 - £50
Lux
£50 - £75
Taxi from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£27 - £33
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.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-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Charing Cross to London City Airport
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Towncar from Charing Cross to London City Airport
Estimated price
£65 - £95

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Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town station.

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

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

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