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

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Subway, tram via Canning Town Underground Station  •  25 min

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the tram from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

6 alternative options

Subway, tram  •  36 min

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

Subway, line 473 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the subway from St. James's Park station to Plaistow station Circle / ...
  2. Take the line 473 bus from Victoria Road to London City Airport 473

Bus, line 474 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town N15 / ...
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to London City Airport 474

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) 10 miles

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) 10 miles

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Westminster to London City Airport 10 miles

Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) by subway and tram

The journey time between Westminster and London City Airport (LCY) is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) service departs from Westminster station and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 1725 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1725 Weekly Services
25 min Average Duration
£3 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The fastest way to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £130 - £160.

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No, there is no direct bus from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at London City Airport via Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Westminster station to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Westminster station and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Canning Town DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 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 subway and tram via Canning Town Underground Station which takes 25 min and costs £3 - £11.

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It takes approximately 25 min to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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

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Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Westminster station.

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

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Map of how to get from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY) via Canning Town in around 59 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2Rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Westminster station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/?cid=tube
Off Peak
£2 - £4
Peak
£2 - £4
Subway from St. James's Park station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/?cid=tube
Off Peak
£2 - £3
Peak
£2 - £4
Subway from St. James's Park station to Plaistow station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/?cid=tube
Off Peak
£2 - £4
Peak
£3 - £4
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from Canning Town DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £7
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash
£7
Contactless or Oyster Off Peak
£1 - £2
Contactless or Oyster Peak
£1 - £2
Tram from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash
£7
Contactless or Oyster Off Peak
£2 - £3
Contactless or Oyster Peak
£2 - £4
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Road to London City Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
https://www.stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canning Town to London City Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
https://www.stagecoachbus.com
Blue Triangle
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Blue Triangle
Other operators
Taxi from Westminster to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£130 - £160
YDriv Limited
Phone
+44 20 3925 5951
Website
ydriv.com
Sydenham Cars
Phone
+4420 8778 8888
Website
sydenhamcars.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
London Taxis Near Me
Phone
+44 20 3813 1432
Website
londontaxisnearme.com
London Black Taxi
Phone
+44 020 3773 1948
Website
theblacktaxilondon.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Corporate Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7846 574174
Website
corporateblackcabs.co.uk
Cheap London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3740 3527
Website
cheaplondontaxi.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Westminster to London City Airport
Estimated price
£70

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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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