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There are 8 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, subway  •  59m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Cannon Street station to West Kensington station District

$7 - $10

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Train  •  1h 17m

  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

Bus, line 9 bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington 9 / ...

$9

Taxi  •  26m

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

$55 - $70

Drive  •  26m

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

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  26m

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

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  26m

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

$90 - $130

Uber  •  26m

  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 26m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Kensington via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and Covent Garden, Savoy Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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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 1h 17m.

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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 subway which takes 59m and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 59m 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 Custom House, Victoria Dock Road 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 1h 17m and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus and line 9 bus, which costs £7 and takes 1h 56m.

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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: 59m

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 1h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia) via Prince Regent Bus Station, Custom House, Victoria Dock Road, and Covent Garden, Savoy Street in around 1h 56m.

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 Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
48m
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
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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uber.com
Access
$27 - $40
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
Pool
$30 - $45
UberXL
$40 - $55
Exec
$50 - $70
Lux
$80 - $110
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
26m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Kensington (Olympia)
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 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 26m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Kensington (Olympia).

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