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

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

Line 474 bus  •  10 min

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

$3

7 alternative options

Train  •  21 min

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

$4 - $11

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from London to London City Airport (LCY) 8.8 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from London to London City Airport (LCY) 8.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

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

$65 - $95

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from London to London City Airport 8.8 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from London to London City Airport (LCY) 8.8 miles

$22 - $30

Walk  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Walk from London to London City Airport (LCY) 8.6 miles

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

London Buses operates a bus from London to London City Airport (LCY) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London to London City Airport (LCY) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 21 min. Southeastern also services this route hourly.

Train operators
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
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$22 - $30
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
ACCESS
$24 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberEXEC
$45 - $70
UberLUX
$75 - $110
Taxi from London to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London to London City Airport
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Towncar from London to London City Airport
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to London City Airport (LCY)?

The distance between London and London City Airport (LCY) is 12 km. The road distance is 14 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to London City Airport (LCY)?

The cheapest way to get from London to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to London City Airport (LCY)?

The quickest way to get from London to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 474 bus which takes 10 min and costs £2.

Is there a direct train between London and London City Airport (LCY)?

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

Is there a direct bus between London and London City Airport (LCY)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canning Town and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

How long does it take to get from London to London City Airport (LCY)?

The line 474 bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.