There are 10 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  •  28 min

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

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station N551

$3

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Tube, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Monument Underground Station District / ...
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $8

Bus, line 474 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town N15 / ...
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport 474

$6

Line 15 bus, train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Limehouse 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Limehouse DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  20 min

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

$45 - $60

Drive  •  20 min

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

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

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

$60 - $90

Towncar  •  20 min

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

$85 - $120

Uber  •  20 min

  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 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 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Prince Regent Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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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. The journey takes approximately 28 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 which takes 28 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from London Charing Cross to Woolwich Dockyard takes 28 min 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 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 which takes 28 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 47 min.

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Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Prince Regent 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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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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 28 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
London Underground (Tube)
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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Limehouse DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Limehouse
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$23 - $35
Access
$24 - $35
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Exec
$45 - $65
Lux
$75 - $110
Taxi from Charing Cross to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Charing Cross to London City Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Towncar from Charing Cross to London City Airport
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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