There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

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

$56 - $80

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Bus  •  3 h 51 min

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

$18 - $21

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford A21

$76 - $106

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

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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, Piccadilly Circus and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 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 41 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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The best way to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Marble Arch station.

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Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at London St Pancras International station.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 93.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 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

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
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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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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to London City Airport (LCY) is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Leicester to London City Airport (LCY).

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There are 8039+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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