There are 9 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross 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  •  28 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 Embankment Underground Station District / ...

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  43 min

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

$3

7 alternative options

Train  •  30 min

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

$8 - $13

Train, line 15 bus  •  1 h 2 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

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 - $90

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

$28 - $40

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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $13 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 43 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
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
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
43 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
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
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$28 - $40
uberACCESS
$30 - $40
uberASSIST
$30 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $60
UberEXEC
$45 - $65
UberLUX
$75 - $110
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 - $90
Towncar from London City Airport to Charing Cross
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Charing Cross is 12 km. The road distance is 14 km.

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 19 min.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and arriving at Charing Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

It takes approximately 28 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charing Cross, including transfers.