There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) by train, bus, car ferry, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  14 min

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

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 474 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town, Charrington Steps 474

$3

Woolwich Ferry, drive  •  26 min

  1. Take the Woolwich Ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
  2. Drive from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to Emirates Air Line (cable car)

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Emirates Air Line (cable car) 5.5 miles

$75 - $110

Walk  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Walk from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) 3.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) is to towncar which costs £60 - £85 and takes 12 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Emirates Air Line (cable car) is 2 miles.

The train from London City Airport DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Canning Town, Charrington Steps. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London City Airport DLR Station station and arriving at West Silvertown DLR Station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Emirates Air Line (cable car), England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town, Charrington Steps
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Emirates Air Line (cable car)
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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