There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International

$31 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Marble Arch National Express

$21 - $24

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) 120.4 miles

$25 - $40

Towncar  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from Leicester to London City Airport 120.4 miles

$270 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus which costs £15 - £19 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which costs £23 - £65 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Leicester and London City Airport (LCY) is 94 miles. The road distance is 120.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Marble Arch, Oxford Circus Stn Margaret St and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Leicester 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 43 min.

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Leicester to London City Airport
Estimated price
$270 - $390

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