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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

Subway, train via Canning Town station

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to Canning Town station
  2. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from St. James's Park station to Cannon Street station
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

Bus, line 474 bus

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport

Taxi

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

Drive

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

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Westminster to London City Airport

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Westminster to London City Airport

Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) by train

The train journey time between Westminster and London City Airport (LCY) is around 21 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) train service departs from Bank DLR Station and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 830 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

830 Weekly Trains
21 min Average Duration
£1 Cheapest Price
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Westminster → London City Airport (LCY)
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The cheapest way to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which costs £1 - £5 and takes 21 min.

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The fastest way to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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No, there is no direct bus from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bank DLR Station station and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Westminster and London City Airport (LCY) is 8 miles. The road distance is 10 miles.

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The best way to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross station.

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Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Bank DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus and line 474 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) via Canning Town in around 1h.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
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
£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 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
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 Westminster station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from St. James's Park station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Topcars minicab
Phone
+44 20 8520 1112
Website
topcarsminicab.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Taxisnetwork
Phone
+44 20 3603 4135
Website
taxisnetwork.com
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Westminster to London City Airport
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Towncar from Westminster to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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Westminster 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 Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) is 10 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY).

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