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There are 8 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr

£1 - £5

7 alternative options

Train, subway  •  23 min

  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 Westminster station Jubilee

£4 - £9

Train, subway via West Ham station  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to St. James's Park station Circle / ...

£4 - £8

Bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Canning Town to Charing Cross N551 / ...

£4

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster 9.8 miles

£29 - £35

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster 9.8 miles

£1 - £3

Shuttle  •  23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London City Airport to Westminster

£40 - £55

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Westminster 9.8 miles

£30 - £120

London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster by train

The train journey time between London City Airport (LCY) and Westminster is around 21 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest train normally takes 20 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster train service departs from London City Airport DLR Station and arrives in Bank DLR Station. Typically 935 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
21 min
Fastest train time:
20 min
Trains per week:
935
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:07
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021

London City Airport (LCY) → Westminster
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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster is to train which costs £1 - £5 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster is to train which costs £1 - £5 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Charing Cross via Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London City Airport DLR Station station and arriving at Bank DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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It is 8 miles from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster. It is approximately 9.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Canning Town station.

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

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Canning Town to Charing Cross hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 34 min.

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
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 West Ham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 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 Westminster station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from West Ham station to St. James's Park station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 Canning Town to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£29 - £35
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
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London City Airport to Westminster
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Towncar from London City Airport to Westminster
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Charing Cross station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Bank DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster is 10 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Westminster.

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