There are 8 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 1-3

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Train, Tube via Ealing Broadway  •  1 h 45 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 Ealing Broadway Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Ealing Broadway to Heathrow Terminals 1-3

$13 - $23

6 alternative options

Train, Tube via Monument Underground Station  •  1 h 18 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 Paddington Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 1-3

$35 - $50

Taxi  •  45 min

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

$130 - $160

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

$65 - $95

Towncar  •  45 min

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

$120 - $170

Uber  •  45 min

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

$45 - $65

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

There is no direct connection from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, you can take the train to Stratford DLR Station, take the walk to Stratford Underground Station, take the Tube to Lancaster Gate Underground Station, take the walk to London Paddington, then take the train to Heathrow Terminals 1-3. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Bank DLR Station, Monument Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
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 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument Underground Station to Ealing Broadway Underground Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ealing Broadway to Heathrow Terminals 1-3
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Heathrow Connect
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
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$45 - $65
uberASSIST
$55 - $75
uberX
$55 - $75
ACCESS
$55 - $75
uberXL
$80 - $120
UberEXEC
$100 - $150
UberLUX
$160 - $220
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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
$65 - $95
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 35 km. The road distance is 41 km.

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 45 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.