There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$33 - $46

Cheapest option

Tube  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the Tube from Green Park Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$10 - $15

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) 25.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) 25.9 miles

$5 - $8

Shuttle  •  47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Heathrow Airport to London City Airport (LCY)

$55 - $80

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to London City Airport (LCY) 25.9 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) 25.9 miles

$55 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £95 - £120.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London City Airport (LCY) is 35 km. The road distance is 41 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY). However, you can take the train to London Paddington, take the walk to Lancaster Gate Underground Station, take the Tube to Stratford Underground Station, take the walk to Stratford DLR Station, then take the train to London City Airport DLR Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) via Green Park Underground Station, Canning Town Underground Station, and Canning Town DLR Station in around 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$55 - $75
uberACCESS
$65 - $95
uberASSIST
$65 - $95
uberX
$65 - $95
uberXL
$95 - $130
UberEXEC
$130 - $180
UberLUX
$220 - $300
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to London City Airport (LCY)
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to London City Airport (LCY)
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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