There are 7 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Royal Albert DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Tower Gateway N551

$3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station 6.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station 6.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Tower Gateway DLR station

$65 - $95

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Tower Gateway DLR station 6.2 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station 6.2 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Tower Gateway DLR station, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Royal Albert DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$22 - $35
uberACCESS
$23 - $35
uberASSIST
$23 - $35
uberX
$23 - $35
UberEXEC
$35 - $50
uberXL
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$55 - $80
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Tower Gateway DLR station
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Towncar from London City Airport to Tower Gateway DLR station
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station?

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Tower Gateway DLR station is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station?

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station?

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs £27 - £33.

Is there a direct train between London City Airport (LCY) and Tower Gateway DLR station?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Royal Albert DLR Station and arriving at Tower Gateway DLR Station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between London City Airport (LCY) and Tower Gateway DLR station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and arriving at Tower Gateway. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

How long does it take to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Tower Gateway DLR station?

The train from Royal Albert DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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