There are 6 ways to get from East Croydon to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  34 min

  1. Jubilee

$11 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 197 bus, line 177 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. 197
  2. 177

$6

4 alternative options

Tram, line 54 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Tram
  2. 54

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. 16.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  36 min

  1. 16.3 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  36 min

  1. 16.3 miles

$100 - $140

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

You can take a bus from East Croydon to London City Airport (LCY) via Peckham Bus Station and Peckham Post Office in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Tramlink
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from East Croydon Tram Stop to Beckenham Junction Tram Stop
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 Beckenham, Copers Cope Road to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station to Peckham Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Peckham Post Office to Woolwich, Warspite Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Croydon to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Croydon to London City Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Croydon and London City Airport (LCY) is 17 km. The road distance is 26 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Croydon to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 36 min.

The quickest way to get from East Croydon to London City Airport (LCY) is to train and Tube which takes 34 min and costs £8 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from East Croydon to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station and arriving at Woolwich, Warspite Road via Peckham Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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