There are 5 ways to get from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  10 min

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

$2 - $4

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Line 473 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow to Silvertown, London City Airport 473

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) 2.6 miles

$19 - $24

Towncar  •  6 min

  1. Take a town car from Plaistow to London City Airport 2.6 miles

$75 - $110

Walk  •  50 min

  1. Walk from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) 2.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 473 bus which costs £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £14 - £18 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Ham DLR Station station and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Plaistow and London City Airport (LCY) is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £3. Alternatively, you can line 473 bus, which costs £2 and takes 16 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Plaistow to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Plaistow to London City Airport
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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