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

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3

$32 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551
  2. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station N9

$9

7 alternative options

Subway  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Green Park station Jubilee
  2. Take the subway from Green Park station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station Piccadilly

$10 - $15

Train, line 11 bus, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 11 bus from City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station 11
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 25.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 25.5 miles

$5 - $8

Shuttle  •  45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport 25.5 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 25.5 miles

$60 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and Covent Garden, Savoy Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 26 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Prince Regent Bus Station, Custom House, Victoria Dock Road, and Covent Garden, Savoy Street in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town station to Green Park station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$60 - $80
Access
$60 - $90
Assist
$60 - $90
UberX
$60 - $90
UberXL
$90 - $130
Exec
$120 - $170
Lux
$200 - $280
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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