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

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Sutton (London) to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
  3. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

5 alternative options

Train, subway, line 473 bus

  1. Take the train from Sutton (London) to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Plaistow station
  3. Take the line 473 bus from Plaistow, Victoria Road to Silvertown, London City Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Sutton (London) to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Woolwich Arsenal

Taxi

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

Drive

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

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Sutton to London City Airport
Sutton → London City Airport (LCY)
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The cheapest way to get from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Sutton (London) and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via London Bridge station and Canning Town DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between Sutton and London City Airport (LCY) is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 5m and costs £9 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m to get from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Sutton (London) station.

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Sutton 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 Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) is 21 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY).

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Map of how to get from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 5m

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

You can take a train from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) via London Blackfriars and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Sutton (London) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £14
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£6 - £9
Anytime 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Sutton (London) to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£8 - £12
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 Plaistow station
Ave. Duration
30 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
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sutton (London) to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£6 - £9
Train from London Blackfriars to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
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 Plaistow, Victoria Road to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Sutton Mini Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3642 3276
Website
stationcars247.co.uk
Clocktower Cars
Phone
+44 20 8643 2255
Website
clocktowercarsuk.com
Cheam Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3642 6174
Website
cheamairporttransfer.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sutton to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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