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

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Train  •  1h 18m

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

£10 - £28

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Slough to Ealing Broadway
  2. Take the subway from Ealing Broadway station to Bank station
  3. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

£9 - £24

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Train, bus, line 473 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Slough to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from Paddington Rail Station to Stratford City Bus Station
  3. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport 473

£11 - £24

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Slough to London City Airport (LCY) 30.6 miles

£75 - £90

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Slough to London City Airport (LCY) 30.6 miles

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from Slough to London City Airport 30.6 miles

£90 - £130

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The cheapest way to get from Slough to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Slough to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Slough to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Slough and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Lancaster Gate station and Bank DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Slough and London City Airport (LCY) is 28 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Slough to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 1h 18m and costs £9 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Slough to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Slough to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Slough station.

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Slough 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 Slough to London City Airport (LCY) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Slough to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Slough to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 27.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

You can take a train from Slough to London City Airport (LCY) via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate station, Bank station, and Bank DLR Station in around 1h 18m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £20
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Slough to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £16
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £16
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
TfL Rail
Train from Slough to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
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
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 Ealing Broadway station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Paddington Rail Station to Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Slough to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Minicabs Slough & Windsor
Phone
+44 1753 474 718
Cab Co Slough
Phone
+44 1753 691 212
Website
cabcoslough.co.uk
511 Viking Cars
Phone
+44 1753 511 511
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Slough to London City Airport
Estimated price
£90 - £130

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