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

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Monument Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$33 - $47

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Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town N15 / ...

$9

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Tube  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 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

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

$60 - $80

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 costs £95 - £120 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London City Airport (LCY) is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) is 26 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London City Airport (LCY) via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and Canning Town in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Monument Underground Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 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 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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$60 - $80
Access
$65 - $90
Assist
$65 - $90
UberX
$65 - $90
UberXL
$95 - $130
Exec
$120 - $180
Lux
$210 - $290
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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