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There are 5 ways to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, bus, 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

Train, subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station Jubilee

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 289 bus, line 54 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 289 bus from Purley, Russell Hill Road to Elmers End Interchange 289
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Elmers End Interchange to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal 54

$5 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) 19.2 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) 19.2 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from Purley to London City Airport 19.2 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between Purley and London City Airport (LCY) is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train and subway which takes 47 min and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to London City Airport (LCY) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Purley to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) via Elmers End Interchange, Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley, Russell Hill Road to Elmers End Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elmers End Interchange to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Purley to London City Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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