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Recommended option

Train  •  28 min

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  46 min

  1. N551

$3

6 alternative options

Tube, train  •  31 min

  1. Circle / ...
  2. Dlr

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. 8.9 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  20 min

  1. 8.9 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

$60 - $90

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. 8.9 miles

$85 - $130

Uber  •  20 min

  1. 8.9 miles

$28 - $40

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 - $13 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 46 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Monument Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$28 - $40
uberACCESS
$30 - $45
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$40 - $60
UberEXEC
$45 - $65
UberLUX
$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 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charing Cross and London City Airport (LCY) is 12 km. The road distance is 14 km.

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

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

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Prince Regent Station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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