There are 7 ways to get from Watford to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, subway, 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  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$12 - $30

Cheapest option

Train, line 473 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Watford High Street to Willesden Junction Low Level
  2. Take the train from Willesden Junction to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport 473

$9 - $16

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych to Canning Town N15 / ...

$16 - $30

Line 142 bus, Tube  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Stanmore Station 142
  2. Take the Tube from Stanmore Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to London City Airport (LCY) 33.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Watford to London City Airport (LCY) 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  46 min

  1. Take a town car from Watford to London City Airport 33.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Watford and London City Airport (LCY) is 22 miles. The road distance is 33.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Watford to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Watford to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a train from Watford to London City Airport (LCY) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Bank Underground Station, and Bank DLR Station in around 53 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stanmore Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford High Street to Willesden Junction Low Level
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Train from Willesden Junction to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Stanmore Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Watford to London City Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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