There are 6 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tilbury by train, bus, taxi, car 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  •  56 min

  1. Dlr

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 366 bus, train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. 366

$11 - $14

4 alternative options

Train, line 73 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. 73 / ...

$15 - $21

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. 20.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  27 min

  1. 20.9 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. 20.9 miles

$100 - $150

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

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Tilbury via West Ham DLR Station and West Ham in around 56 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Tilbury Town
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Tilbury Town
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Grays
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cyprus, Royal Docks Medical Centre to Barking Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Tilbury
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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
Towncar from London City Airport to Tilbury
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Tilbury is 22 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tilbury is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tilbury is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £75 - £95.

No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) to Tilbury. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Tilbury Town via West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

It takes approximately 56 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tilbury, including transfers.

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