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There are 6 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead by train, bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Hemel Hempstead

£12 - £19

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, subway, train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Shepherd's Bush
  3. Take the train from Shepherds Bush to Hemel Hempstead

£12 - £24

4 alternative options

Line 473 bus, train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Hemel Hempstead

£14 - £26

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead 43.3 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead 43.3 miles

£6 - £10

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Hemel Hempstead 43.3 miles

£30 - £120

London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead by train and subway

The journey time between London City Airport (LCY) and Hemel Hempstead is around 1h 18m and covers a distance of around 34 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 3m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube) and London Midland, the London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead service departs from London City Airport DLR Station and arrives in Hemel Hempstead. Typically 472 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 18m
Fastest journey time:
1h 3m
Services per week:
472
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, June 18, 2021

London City Airport (LCY) → Hemel Hempstead
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hemel Hempstead is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hemel Hempstead is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hemel Hempstead is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Hemel Hempstead. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Hemel Hempstead via Bank station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Hemel Hempstead is 28 miles. The road distance is 43.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead without a car is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs £12 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead, including transfers.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead train services, operated by London Midland, arrive at Hemel Hempstead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead is 43 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Hemel Hempstead. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 27.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Hemel Hempstead, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead via Bank DLR Station, Bank station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 1h 16m.

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 Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £11
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 Stratford station to Shepherd's Bush
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
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 Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
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
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Hemel Hempstead
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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