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

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Train, subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Angel station Northern

£4 - £8

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Train  •  48 min

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

£1 - £5

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Train, line 43 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 43 bus from City of London, Bank Station King William St to Angel, Central Street 43

£4 - £7

Line 115 bus, line 205 bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the line 115 bus from Canning Town to Aldgate East 115 / ...
  2. Take the line 205 bus from Aldgate East to Angel, Central Street 205

£4

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London 7.9 miles

£25 - £30

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London 7.9 miles

£1 - £2

Shuttle  •  18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to City, University of London

£40 - £55

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to City, University of London 7.9 miles

£30 - £120

London City Airport (LCY) → City, University of London
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The cost-effective way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London is to taxi which costs £25 - £30 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Angel, Central Street via Canning Town and Aldgate East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London City Airport DLR Station station and arriving at Bank DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and City, University of London is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London without a car is to train and subway which takes 36 min and costs £3 - £8.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Canning Town station.

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

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London is to train which takes 48 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 115 bus and line 205 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h 11m.

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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and City, University of London, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London via Canning Town, Aldgate East, and Angel, Central Street in around 1h 11m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Bank station to Angel station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Bank Station King William St to Angel, Central Street
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canning Town to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Aldgate East to Angel, Central Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£25 - £30
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
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to City, University of London
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Towncar from London City Airport to City, University of London
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Angel, Central Street station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Angel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London is 8 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to City, University of London.

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