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

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Train, subway  •  58 min

  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  •  1 h 15 min

  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  •  1 h 50 min

  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  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia 12.5 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia 12.5 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  27 min

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

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Olympia 12.5 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia 12.5 miles

$35 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to 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 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to 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 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Olympia is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia without a car is to train and subway which takes 58 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia, including transfers.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to 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 Olympia is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus and line 9 bus, which costs £7 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia via Stratford DLR Station, Stratford (London), and Kensington (Olympia) in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia via Prince Regent Bus Station, Custom House, Victoria Dock Road, Covent Garden, Savoy Street, and Kensington in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
48 min
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
Website
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 Kensington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
Access
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
UberXL
$55 - $75
Exec
$60 - $90
Lux
$100 - $140
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Olympia
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from London City Airport to Olympia
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to 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 Olympia is 13 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Olympia.

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