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

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Subway, train via Bank DLR Station  •  42 min

  1. Take the subway from South Kensington station to Cannon Street station Circle / ...
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $9

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Subway, train  •  50 min

  1. Take the subway from South Kensington station to West Ham station District
  2. Take the train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $9

6 alternative options

Line 14 bus, bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from South Kensington to Soho, Trocadero Haymarket 14 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Piccadilly Circus to Canning Town N15

$9

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) 11.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport 11.2 miles

$85 - $130

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) 11.2 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from South Kensington and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Piccadilly Circus and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between South Kensington (Station) and London City Airport (LCY) is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to subway and train which takes 42 min and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Kensington station.

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South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) is 11 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY).

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There are 8680+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 9.7 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

You can take a bus from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY) via Soho, Trocadero Haymarket, Piccadilly Circus, and Canning Town in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington station to West Ham station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Kensington to Soho, Trocadero Haymarket
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Circus to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Access
$35 - $50
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$50 - $70
Exec
$55 - $80
Lux
$90 - $130
Taxi from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from South Kensington (Station) to London City Airport
Estimated price
$85 - $130

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