There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, 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, Tube  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$19 - $31

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 5 min

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

$21 - $45

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY) 48.9 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY) 48.9 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to London City Airport (LCY) 48.9 miles

$150 - $220

Uber  •  1 h

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY) 48.9 miles

$100 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY) is to train and Tube which takes 50 min and costs £14 - £24.

More details

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and London City Airport (LCY) is 41 km. The road distance is 78 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 50 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

More details

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY) via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Monument Underground Station, and Bank DLR Station in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$100 - $130
uberACCESS
$120 - $170
uberASSIST
$120 - $170
uberX
$120 - $170
uberXL
$180 - $240
UberEXEC
$240 - $330
UberLUX
$410 - $600
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to London City Airport (LCY)
Estimated price
$150 - $220

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Trips from London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

London Gatwick Airport LGW to Bermondsey London Gatwick Airport LGW to Brunel University London Gatwick Airport LGW to Sunderland Stadium of Light Stadium Of Light Tyne and Wear Metro Station Sunderland Retail Park London Gatwick Airport LGW to Ermoupoli London Gatwick Airport LGW to Allington Kent England London Gatwick Airport LGW to Alsager London Gatwick Airport LGW to Ewell Epsom Fire Station Church Street Opp Ambulance Station London Gatwick Airport LGW to Furzedown Southcroft Road Mitcham Lane London Gatwick Airport LGW to Thames River London Gatwick Airport LGW to Amritapuri London Gatwick Airport LGW to Portland Castle London Gatwick Airport LGW to Sconser London Gatwick Airport LGW to Meopham Secondary School Meopham School London Gatwick Airport LGW to John Dudley 1st Duke of Northumberland London Gatwick Airport LGW to Dover Street Market London Gatwick Airport LGW to Long Park Junction London Gatwick Airport LGW to Gare des Aubrais London Gatwick Airport LGW to Grauerort fortress London Gatwick Airport LGW to The Flamingo Club London Gatwick Airport LGW to Wetwood Farm London Gatwick Airport LGW to St Martha London Gatwick Airport LGW to Paisley Abbey London Gatwick Airport LGW to Thomas Hardy s Cottage London Gatwick Airport LGW to Huntingdon House Hotel Dumfries London Gatwick Airport LGW to Seaburn Dene Newcastle Road Nine Wells Outside Nine Wells Gardens London Gatwick Airport LGW to Folkestone Warren Halt Station London Gatwick Airport LGW to Montans London Gatwick Airport LGW to Schmalfeld London Gatwick Airport LGW to Elephanta Caves London Gatwick Airport LGW to Highgate Close