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There are 4 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton by train, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, subway  •  1h 32m

  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 Waterloo station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Shepperton

£12 - £27

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton 27.2 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton 27.2 miles

£4 - £6

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Charlton 27.2 miles

£30 - £120

London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between London City Airport (LCY) and Charlton is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 29 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 13m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton service departs from London City Airport DLR Station and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 273 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 29m
Fastest journey time:
1h 13m
Journey distance:
29 miles
Services per week:
273
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton train and subway schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

London City Airport (LCY) → Charlton
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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Shepperton via Canning Town station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Charlton is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 32m and costs £12 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from London City Airport DLR Station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton is 27 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

There is no direct connection from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton. However, you can take the train to Canning Town DLR Station, take the walk to Canning Town station, take the subway to Waterloo station, take the walk to London Waterloo, then take the train to Shepperton. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Charlton.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
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
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Charlton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Charlton
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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