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

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Staines to London Waterloo
  2. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canning Town station Jubilee

$14 - $22

Cheapest option

Line 203 bus, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Hounslow West 203
  2. Take the bus from Hounslow West to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9
  3. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town N15

$6

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Staines to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Shadwell
  3. Take the train from Shadwell DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$13 - $23

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) 31.7 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) 31.7 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport 31.7 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 203 bus and bus which costs £5 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Staines-upon-Thames station to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Elmsleigh Bus Station and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Hounslow West, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Staines and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Clapham Junction and Shadwell DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Staines-upon-Thames and London City Airport (LCY) is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £10 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London United, arrive at Elmsleigh Bus Station.

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Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Staines station.

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The best way to get from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £9 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 203 bus and bus, which costs £5 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Staines-upon-Thames, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

You can take a train from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) via Clapham Junction, Shadwell, and Shadwell DLR Station in around 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) via Hounslow West, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Canning Town in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Staines to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Staines to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Hounslow West
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hounslow West to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town station.

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Staines-upon-Thames 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 Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY) is 32 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Staines-upon-Thames to London City Airport (LCY).

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