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

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Line 474 bus  •  20 min

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

$3

Taxi  •  12 min

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

$30 - $40

Towncar  •  12 min

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

$80 - $110

Walk  •  1 h 3 min

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

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

The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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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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London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at London City Airport DLR Station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) is to train which takes 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 474 bus, which costs and takes 20 min.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town, Charrington Steps station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at West Silvertown DLR Station.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car).
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Emirates Air Line (cable car)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Emirates Air Line (cable car)
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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