There are 8 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station 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, Tube  •  35 min

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

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Train  •  38 min

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

$4 - $6

6 alternative options

Line 473 bus, Tube  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Plaistow 473
  2. Take the Tube from Plaistow Underground Station to Barbican Underground Station Circle / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station 7.3 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station 7.3 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Barbican Station

$65 - $95

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Barbican Station 7.3 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station 7.3 miles

$20 - $28

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Barbican Station, Greater London, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 21 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument Underground Station to Barbican Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Plaistow Underground Station to Barbican Underground Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Plaistow
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$20 - $28
uberASSIST
$23 - $35
uberX
$23 - $35
ACCESS
$22 - $35
uberXL
$30 - $45
UberEXEC
$45 - $65
UberLUX
$70 - $100
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Barbican Station
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Towncar from London City Airport to Barbican Station
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Barbican Station is 10 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £30 - £40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Bank DLR Station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

It takes approximately 35 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Barbican Station, including transfers.