There are 10 ways to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Woolwich Dockyard

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Prince Regent Station N551

$3

8 alternative options

Tube, train  •  41 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Monument Underground Station Circle / ...
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $8

Bus via Canning Town  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town N15 / ...

$6

Line 15 bus, train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Limehouse 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Limehouse DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 9.1 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 9.1 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport

$60 - $90

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport 9.1 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 9.1 miles

$22 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 min.

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

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The distance between Leicester Square Underground Station and London City Airport (LCY) is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.1 miles.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden and arriving at Prince Regent Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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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.

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What companies run services between Leicester Square Underground Station, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

Southeastern operates a train from Leicester Square Underground Station 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 Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
London Underground (Tube)
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
$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 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Limehouse
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$22 - $30
uberACCESS
$25 - $35
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberEXEC
$50 - $70
UberLUX
$80 - $110
Taxi from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
19 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 Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Towncar from Leicester Square Underground Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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