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There are 10 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, subway  •  23 min

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

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Charing Cross N551

$3

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Dockyard to London Charing Cross

$8 - $12

Train, line 15 bus  •  1 h 4 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 Charing Cross 15 / ...

$6 - $7

Line 474 bus, bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town 474
  2. Take the bus from Canning Town to Charing Cross N551 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross 8.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross 8.7 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Charing Cross

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Charing Cross 8.7 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross 8.7 miles

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross is to shuttle which costs £45 - £70 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and arriving at Charing Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Woolwich Dockyard and arriving at London Charing Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Charing Cross is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross without a car is to train and subway which takes 23 min and costs £4 - £7.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Woolwich Dockyard station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross is to train which takes 30 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 42 min.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 42 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Limehouse to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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uber.com
Pool
$25 - $35
Access
$27 - $40
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
UberXL
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $65
Lux
$70 - $100
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross
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 Charing Cross
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from London City Airport to Charing Cross
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Charing Cross station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Charing Cross station.

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

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