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There are 7 ways to get from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Line 80 bus, subway, train

  1. Take the line 80 bus from Belmont, Gatton Close to Morden
  2. Take the subway from Morden station to Bank station
  3. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

5 alternative options

Train, line 474 bus

  1. Take the train from Sutton (London) to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from Farringdon Without to Custom House
  3. Take the line 474 bus from Custom House Station to Silvertown, London City Airport

Bus, line 75 bus, line 54 bus

  1. Take the bus from Sutton Police Station to Croydon, Delta Point
  2. Take the line 75 bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Lewisham Centre
  3. Take the line 54 bus from Lewisham Centre to Woolwich Arsenal Station

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 to London City Airport (LCY) by train and subway

The journey time between Sutton and London City Airport (LCY) is around 53 min and covers a distance of around 23 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. Operated by Southern Service, London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) service departs from Sutton (London) and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 214 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

214 Weekly Services
53 min Average Duration
£9 Cheapest Price
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Sutton → London City Airport (LCY)
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The cheapest way to get from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 80 bus and subway and train which costs £4 - £11 and takes 1h 26m.

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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 53 min.

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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 53 min and costs £9 - £22.

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It takes approximately 53 min 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: 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Sutton to London City Airport (LCY) via Croydon, Delta Point, West Croydon Bus Station, Lewisham Centre, Woolwich Arsenal Station, and Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 2h 4m.

Train operators
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 Morden station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
27 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
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
Elizabeth Line
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Farringdon Without to Custom House
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Elizabeth Line
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£2 - £4
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£3 - £6
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 Custom House Station to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Belmont, Gatton Close to Morden
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Sutton Police Station to Croydon, Delta Point
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
£70

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