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

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Fly from London City  •  2h 28m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Manchester (MAN) LCY - MAN

£106 - £372

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Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£14 - £22

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Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£60 - £226

Train to Southampton, fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

£86 - £466

Train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£70 - £252

Train via Nottingham  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Stockport

£98 - £167

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford 215.8 miles

£30 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford is to bus which costs £14 - £22 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford is to fly which costs £100 - £380 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Stretford. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Stretford via Bank station, London Euston and Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Stretford is 168 miles. The road distance is 215.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford without a car is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs £70 - £260.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford is to fly which takes 2h 28m and costs £100 - £380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £70 - £260 and takes 3h 33m, you could also bus, which costs £14 - £22 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford.
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  • Distance: 168.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

British Airways flies from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford twice a week. Alternatively, Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 7m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
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
£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 Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£55 - £90
Train from Nottingham to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Bus operators
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 Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Stretford.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Manchester Airport.

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