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There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Tooting Broadway station Northern

£4 - £9

4 alternative options

Line 53 bus, line 155 bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 53 / ...
  2. Take the line 155 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Tooting Graveney, Fountain Road Garrett Lane 155

£6 - £9

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting 14 miles

£35 - £50

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting 14 miles

£2 - £4

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Tooting 14 miles

£30 - £120

London City Airport (LCY) → Tooting
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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Tooting station. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Tooting Broadway station via Bank station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Tooting is 11 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting without a car is to train and subway which takes 45 min and costs £3 - £9.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting, including transfers.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Tooting Broadway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting is 14 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting.
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  • Distance: 10.9 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

You can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal Station, Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, and Elephant & Castle Station in around 1h 50m.

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 Tooting Broadway station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Woolwich Arsenal Station to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Tooting Graveney, Fountain Road Garrett Lane
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Tooting
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£35 - £50
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
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Tooting
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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