London City Airport

9 Mar

London City Airport (LCY) is situated approximately 9.5km (6 miles) east of Central London and just 4.8km (3 miles) from Canary Wharf. A single short runway handles short-haul flights with a strong emphasis on business travel to Europe and New York.London City Airport can be accessed by taxi, bus or Underground/DLR. Its single terminal incorporates shops, food and beverage outlets, information and taxi desks, a bureau de change and left luggage facility.

London City Airport by Docklands Light Railway

Catch the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to London City Airport. Services run every eight to 15 minutes. Fares on the DLR are the same as those on the Tube, Oyster and Travelcards are accepted.


London City Airport by Bus

Local bus routes serving the airport are the 473 (Stratford, Silvertown, North Woolwich, and Prince Regent DLR Station) and the 474 (Canning Town, North Woolwich and East Beckton via Silvertown). Standard bus fares apply, Oyster and Travelcards are accepted.


London City Airport by Tube

London City Airport is well-connected to the Tube network. Take the Jubilee Line to Canning Town or Canary Wharf, or take the Central Line to Bank, and change to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).


London City Airport by Taxi

There are usually taxis queuing for customers at London City Airport. The cost of the cab is metered and displayed inside the cab. Only use a reputable mini-cab and never use unauthorised drivers. The City Airport Taxi page has average fares and you can ask the driver or mini-cab company how much your journey will cost beforehand.

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