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There are 7 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from London City  •  1h 38m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Manchester (MAN) LCY - MAN

£104 - £367

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Bus  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£12 - £18

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Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£58 - £231

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

£84 - £441

Train  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£68 - £248

Bus via Manchester  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road to Manchester Uk023

£20 - £27

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street 217.1 miles

£30 - £50

London City Airport (LCY) to King Street by train, subway and walk

The journey time between London City Airport (LCY) and King Street is around 3h 1m and covers a distance of around 194 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 45m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube) and Avanti West Coast, the London City Airport (LCY) to King Street service departs from London City Airport DLR Station and arrives in King Street. Typically 251 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 1m
Fastest journey time:
2h 45m
Services per week:
251
Cheapest price:
£68
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:17
Last service departs at:
21:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London City Airport (LCY) to King Street train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Saturday, June 19, 2021

London City Airport (LCY) → King Street
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 6h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street is to fly. Taking this option will cost £100 - £370 and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to King Street. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Bank station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and King Street is 168 miles. The road distance is 217.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs £65 - £250.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to King Street train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street is to fly which takes 1h 38m and costs £100 - £370. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £65 - £250 and takes 3h 12m, you could also bus via Manchester, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London City Airport (LCY) to King Street train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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  • Distance: 168.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and King Street, Manchester, England?

British Airways flies from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street twice a week. Alternatively, Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Flights from Southampton to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
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 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 Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Finchley Road to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to King Street is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to King Street.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 368+ hotels available in King Street. Prices start at £75 per night.

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