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

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Subway, train  •  25 min

  1. Take the subway from Whitechapel station to West Ham station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$5 - $8

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Train  •  31 min

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

$3 - $5

6 alternative options

Bus, line 474 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital to Canning Town A
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport 474

$6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 5.9 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 5.9 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport

$60 - $85

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport 5.9 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) 5.9 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £26 - £31 and takes 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitechapel Underground Station station to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shadwell 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 17 min.

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The distance between Whitechapel Underground Station and London City Airport (LCY) is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to subway and train which takes 25 min and costs £3 - £6.

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

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Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital.

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Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Shadwell DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 31 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can bus and line 474 bus, which costs £5 and takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Whitechapel Underground Station, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) via Canning Town in around 40 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Ham DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$17 - $25
Access
$19 - $26
Assist
$19 - $26
UberX
$19 - $26
UberXL
$27 - $40
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$50 - $70
Taxi from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Towncar from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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

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Whitechapel Underground Station 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 Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY) is 6 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Whitechapel Underground Station to London City Airport (LCY).

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