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Getting to the Airport

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, we’re easy to get to by rail or road.

As the only airport in London, we are ideally located for those travelling to and from London and Greater London. With great public transport links and road connections on our doorstep, central London is no more than 30 minutes away.

If you’re planning on using public transport, a Visitor Oyster card is a great idea. Your Oyster card works on both trains and buses, so it's worth remembering to top it up! On the trains, you just tap the card when you embark on your journey and tap again at the end to pay.

If you are arriving by road, we have directions for getting here and further information on airport car parks as well.

Bank station, reduced access from the 30th September.

As part of essential upgrade work it may take longer to interchange at Bank station so please allow extra time for your journey. Please check TfL website for updates.

Hire a car from London City Airport

Rent a car to get you where you need to go once your plane touches down at London City Airport

Use our search engine to find and book car hire for your stay. Specify your pick-up and drop-off locations and your dates, and you’ll be given a list of car size and price options from which to choose.

At London City Airport you can arrange car hire with Avis, Europcar, Hertz or Budget. The car hire desks have moved to a new facility along Hartmann Road and opening hours are as follows:

  • Monday to Friday 07.00 - 21.30
  • Saturday 07.00 - 16.00
  • Sunday 10.00 - 21.30 (Avis opens at 08:00)  

Car Hire Map

Car Hire Facility