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

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Train, subway via Redhill

  1. Take the train from Gomshall to Redhill
  2. Take the train from Redhill to London Bridge
  3. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
  4. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Dorking to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to West Ham station

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Dorking to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Shadwell

Taxi

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Shere to London City Airport (LCY)

Towncar

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

Shere to London City Airport (LCY) by train and subway

The journey time between Shere and London City Airport (LCY) is around 1h 54m and covers a distance of around 41 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 24m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Thameslink, Southern Service and others, the Shere to London City Airport (LCY) service departs from Gomshall and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 103 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 12m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
1h 54m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 24m
Journey distance:
41 miles
Services per week:
103
Cheapest price:
£20
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shere to London City Airport (LCY) train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, September 24, 2021

Shere → London City Airport (LCY)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London City Airport (LCY) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London City Airport (LCY) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London City Airport (LCY) is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shere to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Shere to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shere to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Gomshall and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Redhill, London Bridge station and Canning Town DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between Shere and London City Airport (LCY) is 30 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Shere to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train and subway via Redhill which takes 1h 24m and costs £16 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Shere to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Shere to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Gomshall station.

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Shere 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 Shere to London City Airport (LCY) is 41 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Shere to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Shere to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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

You can take a train from Shere to London City Airport (LCY) via Dorking Deepdene, Dorking, Clapham Junction, Shadwell, and Shadwell DLR Station in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gomshall to Redhill
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £15
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Redhill to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Redhill to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £18
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £11
Anytime 1st Class
£13 - £18
Train from Dorking to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £19
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £11
Anytime 1st Class
£13 - £19
Train from Dorking to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£8 - £12
Anytime 1st Class
£15 - £21
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Victoria station to West Ham station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Other operators
Taxi from Shere to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
£100 - £120
G M Cars
Phone
+44 1483 566 566
Website
gmcarstaxis.com
Deuces Guildford Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1483 222 222
Website
deuces.co.uk
Ladybird Taxis
Phone
+44 7880 703 993
Dorking Taxis
Phone
+44 1306 885 533
Website
dorkingtaxis.com
Dino's Dorking Taxis
Phone
+44 7752 127 946
Website
dinosdorkingtaxis.com
A-2-B Dorking Taxis
Phone
+44 1306 884 411
Website
a2bdorkingtaxis.com
Surbiton Minicab Cars
Phone
+44 20 8390 5347
Website
surbitoncars.com
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Norbiton Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3740 5346
Website
norbitoncars.co.uk
Kingston Cabs London
Phone
+44 20 3740 2841
Website
kingstoncab.co.uk
Waverley Taxis
Phone
+44 1483 673 334
Website
waverleytaxis.co.uk
GTN Taxis
Phone
+44 1483 422 222
Godalming Cars
Phone
+44 1483 666 999
Website
godalminglocaltaxi.co.uk
Surecab Leatherhead & Bookham
Phone
+44 7906 599 145
Leatherhead Taxis
Phone
+44 1372 370 307
Website
leatherheadtaxis.net
Bookham Taxis
Phone
+44 1372 800 088
Website
bookhamtaxis.com
Woking Taxis
Phone
+44 1483 740 888
Website
wokingcars.co.uk
Woking All 3s
Phone
+44 1483 333 333
Website
wokingall3s.com
Pro Cars Woking
Phone
+44 1483 773 531
Website
procarswoking.com
Galaxy Cars
Phone
+44 1483 777 777
Website
galaxycars.co
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Shere to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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