Explore 4 ways to travel

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  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$26 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, train, line 135 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, West Hill to Stevenage Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Old Street
  3. Take the line 135 bus from Old Street to Limehouse 135
  4. Take the train from Limehouse DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$25 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 100|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the train from Luton to Woolwich Arsenal

$26 - $36

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Hitchin to London City Airport (LCY) 54.5 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  1 h

  1. Take a town car from Hitchin to London City Airport 54.5 miles

$170 - $240

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

You can take a train from Hitchin to London City Airport (LCY) via London St Pancras International LL, St Pancras International, Stratford International, and Stratford International DLR Station in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford International DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 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 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Old Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, West Hill to Stevenage Railway Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hitchin to London City Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail Pass, South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan and Italian Lakes: Getting around by train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hitchin and London City Airport (LCY) is 55 km. The road distance is 87 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hitchin to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h.

The quickest way to get from Hitchin to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which takes 1 h and costs £8 - £13.

No, there is no direct train from Hitchin to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Hitchin and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via St Pancras International and Stratford International DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Hitchin to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.