There are 4 ways to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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

Line 474 bus  •  33 min

  1. 474

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. 6.1 miles

$35 - $45

Towncar  •  10 min

  1. 6.1 miles

$80 - $120

Walk  •  1 h 52 min

  1. 5.8 miles

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

London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilford to London City Airport
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ilford and London City Airport (LCY) is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 474 bus which costs £2 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs £26 - £32.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

The line 474 bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to Silvertown, London City Airport takes 33 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.