There are 10 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East 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.

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Train, Tube  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Aldgate Bus Station N551

$3

8 alternative options

Train, line 15 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Limehouse to Aldgate East 115 / ...

$6 - $7

Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $5

Line 474 bus, line 115 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town 474
  2. Take the line 115 bus from Canning Town to Aldgate East 115 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East 5.9 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East 5.9 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Aldgate East

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Aldgate East 5.9 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East 5.9 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Aldgate East is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 23 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and arriving at Aldgate Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London City Airport DLR Station station and arriving at Shadwell DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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

London Buses operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Limehouse to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Aldgate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$15 - $23
uberACCESS
$17 - $25
uberASSIST
$17 - $25
uberX
$17 - $25
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberEXEC
$30 - $50
UberLUX
$55 - $75
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$30 - $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
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Aldgate East
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from London City Airport to Aldgate East
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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