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There are 6 ways to get from London to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train

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

Bus, line 474 bus

  1. Take the bus from Cannon Street to Canning Town
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Liverpool St to London City Airport (LCY)

Drive

  1. Drive from London Liverpool St to London City Airport (LCY)

Shuttle

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

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from London to London City Airport

London to London City Airport (LCY) by train

The train journey time between London and London City Airport (LCY) is around 21 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the London to London City Airport (LCY) train service departs from Bank DLR Station and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 830 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

830 Weekly Trains
21 min Average Duration
£1 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Cannon Street and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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

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The distance between London and London City Airport (LCY) is 8 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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

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

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London to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Cannon Street station.

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

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus and line 474 bus, which costs £4 and takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Bank DLR to London City Airport (LCY) via Canning Town in around 50 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport 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
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 Cannon Street to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Liverpool St to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Topcars minicab
Phone
+44 20 8520 1112
Website
topcarsminicab.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Taxisnetwork
Phone
+44 20 3603 4135
Website
taxisnetwork.com
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London to London City Airport
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Towncar from London to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to London City Airport (LCY) is 7 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from London to London City Airport (LCY).

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