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There are 11 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  28m

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

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  39m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551

$3

9 alternative options

Train  •  30m

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

$8 - $12

Train, line 11 bus  •  44m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 11 bus from City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N550 / ...

$7 - $8

Train, line 15 bus  •  58m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Limehouse to Covent Garden, Savoy Street 15 / ...

$6 - $7

Line 474 bus, bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town 474
  2. Take the bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N550 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  19m

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden 8.6 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  19m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden 8.6 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Covent Garden

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  19m

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Covent Garden 8.6 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  19m

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden 8.6 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and arriving at Covent Garden, Savoy Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39m.

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

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Covent Garden is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden without a car is to train and subway which takes 28m and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 28m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden, including transfers.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden 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 Covent Garden is to train which takes 30m and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 39m.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 28m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 30m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 39m.

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
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Limehouse to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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uber.com
Access
$20 - $27
Assist
$20 - $27
UberX
$20 - $27
Pool
$23 - $35
UberXL
$29 - $40
Exec
$35 - $55
Lux
$55 - $80
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
19m
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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
19m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Covent Garden
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from London City Airport to Covent Garden
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Covent Garden, Savoy Street station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden 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 Covent Garden is 9 miles. It takes approximately 19m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Covent Garden.

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