There are 9 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, Tube  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Monument Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station District

$7 - $10

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Bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington (Olympia) Station 9 / ...

$6

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Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Kensington (Olympia)

$7 - $13

Line 473 bus, train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Kensington (Olympia)

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) 12.4 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) 12.4 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Kensington (Olympia)

$60 - $90

Towncar  •  26 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Kensington (Olympia) 12.4 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) 12.4 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) station. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) Station via Canning Town and Covent Garden, Savoy Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Kensington (Olympia) is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 57 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) 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 Kensington (Olympia) is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus and line 9 bus, which costs £5 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Kensington (Olympia), England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) via Stratford DLR Station, Stratford (London), and Kensington (Olympia) in around 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) via Canning Town and Covent Garden, Savoy Street in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $6
Cash
$7 - $11
Oyster Card
$5 - $9
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Access
$30 - $45
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $65
Exec
$60 - $90
Lux
$100 - $140
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Kensington (Olympia)
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Towncar from London City Airport to Kensington (Olympia)
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington (Olympia) Station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Kensington (Olympia) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) is 12 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia).

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