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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.

Getting to and from London City Airport with c2c

London City Airport station is on the DLR Line and can be easily reached when travelling with c2c.

If you are travelling from the east, c2c passengers can interchange at West Ham station for the DLR for a 10 minute journey to the airport. If passengers are travelling from central London, you can easily take the c2c train from Fenchurch Street station and interchange at Limehouse for the DLR. From here it’s just a 15 minute journey to London City Airport station.

Catching the DLR from a c2c train

Trains coming Southend Central run to/from London every 10-15 minutes, with a typical journey time of just under an hour to London Fenchurch Street and 45-50 minutes to West Ham.

The DLR train frequency is approximately every 8 minutes Monday – Saturday and approximately every 10 minutes on Sundays.

With London City Airport station being located within the airport, it gives passengers the convenience of travelling to and from their homes to holidays with great ease and all in less than an hour.

Great value fares

They have a range of off-peak discount tickets to help you stretch your holiday cash a bit further. Save a third if you’re travelling in a group of 3 or more, Senior Rovers go for £6 and we also have Kids for £2 every weekend and on weekdays over school holidays.

Children under the age of 10 years old can also travel for free if they have a TfL Zip card.