Special Assistance

Plan your route through London City Airport

Find out about services and facilities for people with disabilities or special needs.

Getting to and from the Airport

By public transport

  • Docklands Light Railway (DLR). There is a lift available from DLR platforms to the Terminal building
  • Buses. Step-free wheelchair access is available on the buses serving the airport
  • Black taxis, chauffeur cars and mini cabs. Black taxis with built-in wheelchair access are available just next to the airport entrance, or you can arrange mini cabs or chauffeur cars in advance online.

Visit Transport for London for more information on accessible public transport in the capital.

By car

London City Airport offers 30 minutes of free parking to Blue Badge holders, please enter the on-site car park where the blue bays are located. If you are being dropped off by car, a convenient place to do so is in front of the Terminal building.

For more information on parking at the airport, please click here

Opening Hours

Please note the terminal doors do not open before 0430 from Monday to Saturday. You are kindly requested not to arrive before this time.