There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford A21

$14 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, line 473 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford National Express
  2. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport 473

$11 - $16

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$30 - $33

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) 34.5 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) 34.5 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport 34.5 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) 34.5 miles

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs £120 - £150.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and London City Airport (LCY) is 45 km. The road distance is 55 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Stratford Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Tottenham Hale and Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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

TerraVision UK operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY) via Tottenham Hale, Stratford (London), and Stratford DLR Station in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
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
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$75 - $95
uberACCESS
$85 - $120
uberASSIST
$85 - $120
uberX
$85 - $120
uberXL
$130 - $170
UberEXEC
$170 - $240
UberLUX
$290 - $400
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport (STN) to London City Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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