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There are 7 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 58m

  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
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford
  4. Take the train from Guildford to Gomshall

£22 - £42

Cheapest option

Train, line 465 bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Surbiton
  2. Take the line 465 bus from Surbiton StationClaremont Rd to Dorking, The White Horse 465

£12 - £22

5 alternative options

Train via Redhill  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Gomshall

£14 - £32

Train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Shadwell to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Dorking

Taxi  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere 42.5 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere 42.5 miles

£6 - £10

Towncar  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Shere 42.5 miles

£30 - £120

London City Airport (LCY) to Shere by train and subway

The journey time between London City Airport (LCY) and Shere is around 2h 6m and covers a distance of around 47 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 19m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube), South Western Railway and others, the London City Airport (LCY) to Shere service departs from London City Airport DLR Station and arrives in Gomshall. Typically 121 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 6m
Fastest journey time:
1h 19m
Services per week:
121
Cheapest price:
£22
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London City Airport (LCY) to Shere train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, June 18, 2021

London City Airport (LCY) → Shere
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Shere. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Gomshall via Canning Town station, London Waterloo and Guildford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Shere is 30 miles. The road distance is 42.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 58m and costs £21 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere, including transfers.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Shere train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Gomshall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Shere is 42 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Shere. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere.
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

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

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere via Bank DLR Station, London Bridge, and Redhill in around 2h 25m.

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
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 Canning Town station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £27
Train from Clapham Junction to Dorking
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £19
Train from London Waterloo to Surbiton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £11
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Gomshall
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Redhill to Gomshall
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £15
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Redhill
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Redhill
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £18
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £11
Anytime 1st Class
£13 - £18
Train from Clapham Junction to Dorking
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £19
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £11
Anytime 1st Class
£13 - £19
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
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 Surbiton StationClaremont Rd to Dorking, The White Horse
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Shere
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
£100 - £130
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
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Shere
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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