There are 8 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, Tube  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Jubilee

$5 - $8

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Line 474 bus, Tube  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town 474
  2. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Jubilee

$6 - $8

Train, line 751 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 751 bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street to Westminster Pier 751 / ...

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben 8.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben 8.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Big Ben

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Big Ben 8.8 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben 8.8 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Big Ben is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben without a car is to train and Tube which takes 23 min and costs .

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben is 9 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

There is no direct connection from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben. However, you can take the train to Canning Town DLR Station, take the walk to Canning Town Underground Station, take the Tube to Westminster Underground Station, then take the walk to Big Ben. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben via Canning Town, Canning Town Underground Station, and Westminster Underground Station in around 30 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Canning Town
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$23 - $35
Access
$24 - $35
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Exec
$45 - $65
Lux
$75 - $110
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Big Ben
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 London City Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from London City Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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