London City Airport

London City Airport

London City Airport is only around 6 miles (9.6 kms) from the centre of London, the closest airport to the city centre.



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The Dockland Light Railways (DLR) Train to London City Airport or into London is your only public transport option. Check out the duration & price comparison here of taking an Uber, Taxi or Train to London City Airport.

City Airport Car Parking

You have the option of short term, long term and valet parking at City Airport. 

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City Airport Hotels

You can find a great range of accommodation around London City Airport. Budget hotel to luxury hotels and even bed and breakfasts. Nearly all chain hotels in the vicinity of City Airport are brand new. 






The Docklands Light Railway (DRL) train to London City Airport (LCA) is your only public transport option

The DLR trains to London City Airport & London departs every 8 to 15 minutes. Its only 7 minutes to Canning Town where you can interchange onto the Jubilee Line of the London Underground or continue to Bank in the heart of London's main business/financial area.

Trains run broadly 5:30 a.m. to midnight, though on Sundays its around 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Find more information regarding DLR times here

Expect to pay £ 3 - £5 See Transport for London (tfl) for more information 

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Using Uber from London City Airport can be a good option as the airport is only 9km (6 miles) from the centre of London.


Expect to pay between £13 - £18 Approx in UberX Via London Liverpool St (Excluding Surge Charges)

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Mini Cabs & The official London black taxis will be available from the City Airport Terminal however, they are slightly more expensive than Uber. 

Expect to pay between £28 - £40 approx to London Liverpool St Station