Liverpool Street to London City Airport by train

Train journey route

1) From Liverpool Street take the Central Line
2) Change at Stratford to the Jubilee Line
3) Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
4) Leave the train at London City Airport

How many stops? 8

Do you have to change trains? Yes

Stations on the route: Liverpool Street → Bethnal Green → Mile End → Stratford change train Stratford → West Ham → Canning Town change train Canning Town → West Silvertown → Pontoon Dock → London City Airport

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 44 mins

Fare zones: 1, 2, 3

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. You should allow extra time for cancellations and delays

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Adult train fare for zones 1-3

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Adult train fare from Liverpool Street to London City Airport
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8 £8 £40 £12.70 (z1-4) n/a £40 £153.60 £1600

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. See London train fares and train fares for children if you want the prices for the other London underground zones

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Child train fare for zones 1-3

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Child train fare from Liverpool Street to London City Airport
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £4 £1.50 £6.30 (z1-4) n/a £20 £76.80 £800
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £12.70 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

London City Airport tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
London City Airport station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train route from Liverpool Street:
Liverpool Street to King George V or Liverpool Street to Pontoon Dock

 

Other ways to get from Liverpool Street to London City Airport

Walk to London City Airport – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ miles apart

Bus to London City Airport – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus fares and child bus fares pages for more details

Black taxi to London City Airport – The 5¾ miles from Liverpool Street to London City Airport will take anything from 26-39 mins in a taxi, and will cost approximately £24 to £34

Minicab to London City Airport – Here’s a list of minicab companies close to Liverpool Street station

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