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

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Train, subway  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station Jubilee

£4 - £8

5 alternative options

Line 474 bus, subway  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town 474
  2. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station Jubilee

£4

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye 8.5 miles

£50 - £60

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye 8.5 miles

£1 - £2

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to London Eye

£40 - £55

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to London Eye 8.5 miles

£30 - £120

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 20 min.

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The fastest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £50 - £60.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to London Eye station. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Waterloo station via Canning Town station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and London Eye is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye without a car is to train and subway which takes 28 min and costs £3 - £8.

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It takes approximately 28 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye, including transfers.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Waterloo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye is 8 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

There is no direct connection from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye. However, you can take the train to Canning Town DLR Station, take the walk to Canning Town station, take the subway to Waterloo station, then take the walk to London Eye. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye via Canning Town, Canning Town station, and Waterloo station in around 32 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Canning Town station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 Canning Town
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to London Eye
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£50 - £60
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
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to London Eye
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Towncar from London City Airport to London Eye
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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