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There are 5 ways to get from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, car or towncar

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Train, subway  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Three Bridges to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
  3. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Crawley to London Bridge Horsham - Peterborough / ...

Train via London Victoria  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the train from Crawley to London Victoria Bognor Regis - London Victoria / ...
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) 52.6 miles

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Crawley to London City Airport 52.6 miles

Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) by train and subway

905 Weekly Services
54 min Average Duration
£13 Cheapest Price
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Crawley → London City Airport (LCY)
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The cheapest way to get from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) is to train and subway which costs £12 - £35 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Three Bridges and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via London Bridge station and Canning Town DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Crawley and London City Airport (LCY) is 29 miles. The road distance is 52.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train and subway which takes 54 min and costs £12 - £35.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Three Bridges station.

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Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at London City Airport DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Crawley to London City Airport (LCY) is 53 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY).

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There are 1751+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Crawley to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Crawley to London Bridge hourly. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 51 min. Southern Service also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Three Bridges to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Train from Crawley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Three Bridges to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £25
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£18 - £25
Train from Crawley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £26
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£10 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Crawley to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £26
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£10 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£19 - £26
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Crawley to London City Airport
Estimated price
£70

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