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Discover Jersey

With miles of unspoilt, surf-lapped coastline and a balmy climate, the most southerly of the Channel Islands is a truly beautiful place.

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Head to Jersey’s rugged north coast for stunning clifftop walks or adventure inland to explore the capital, St Helier, where you’ll everything from Victorian seafood markets to fascinating museums.

Flying to Jersey

A stalwart financial economy, peaceful beaches, glorious countryside and, yes, some rather good potatoes and a fine cattle population. Jersey is home to all these things. And it's also just a short hop from London with a direct flight from LCY. If the idea of a trip to a port and lengthy ferry journey don't appeal, find out why a flight from London City Airport to Jersey is your best bet for a quick, convenient trip, whether you're visiting for work or a getaway.

Flying from London City Airport to Jersey: Q&A

Though it's just a short journey from LCY to Jersey, it's worth doing a little research on the essentials before you go. We’ve answered the most common questions about flights from London City Airport to Jersey here, so you can plan your trip as easily as possible.

How long is the flight from London to Jersey?

Flying from London City Airport to Jersey takes up to about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Getting to your gate is quick too; you can reach London City Airport from Bank station in 20 minutes, and when you reach the DLR station, just head downstairs from the platform and you're in the airport terminal.

How many flights a week are there from London City Airport to Jersey?

There are usually two direct flights to Jersey from London City Airport a day. The earliest one is scheduled in the morning, so you can be in Saint Helier in time for a morning meeting. Later in the evening there’s a flight that’s perfect for booking a long weekend trip, as you can set off straight after work. Check your dates to find out exactly when your flights will be using our booking portal or check the LCY–Jersey timetable.

What airlines fly most frequently between London City Airport and Jersey?

If you’re flying directly from London City Airport to Jersey, you will most likely be flying with Flybe, which operates the direct route between LCY and Jersey's airport. When you search for flights, you might find options from other operators, including Aer Lingus and KLM; however these flights generally involve a stopover in the operator's hub airport and may add several hours onto your journey.

Practical information about flying from London to Jersey

It's a good idea to take your passport when travelling from London to Jersey. Technically you don't need a passport, as Jersey is a Crown dependency (it's not actually part of the UK). However, you will need to show some form of photo ID if asked by a customs officer, so it's as well to carry your passport, though a driver's licence may also be acceptable. Once you arrive, Jersey airport is in the west of the island, and it’s a five-mile (8km) journey to St Helier. That can be 30 minutes on the regular buses, or around 15–20 minutes in a taxi. Take a look at our guide to Jersey for more information.

What to expect in Jersey

Jersey has a surprisingly vibrant nightlife. You’ll find every type of bar, from speakeasy cocktail joints to craft brewery taps here. In the day, walk through woodland to French-style fishing villages or enjoy the unspoilt sand of a secret bay; find out more about Jersey’s great outdoors on our blog. Watch boats in the harbour or snap artistic photos of Jersey’s historic monuments and architecture. It's easy to enjoy relaxing in Jersey, whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure.