London City airport

Airport terminal

London City airport (LCY) is the smallest and most central of the capital’s airports, lying just 6 miles (10 km) east of central London.

It predominantly caters for jet-set business-types and their private planes, but now offers over twenty holiday destinations.

Contact: 0207 646 0088, or visit
Left luggage: 0207 646 0088

Getting there

Docklands Light Railway: The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a driverless train which runs every ten minutes between 5.30AM and 12.30AM (7AM–11.30PM on Sundays). The journey to Canary Wharf lasts around 15 minutes, and the journey to Bank a little longer – 22 minutes. Telephone 0207 363 9700, or visit for details.

Taxi-cab: A taxi to London takes about 25-45 minutes, and will cost £30–£40.

Thames Clippers from Putney to Greenwich Thames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.
Ghost Bus Tour around Londons dark past The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London's gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.
Boat trip down the Thames with City Cruises City Cruises offer one-way, return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich, stopping off at Tower Bridge.
Roar down the Thames in a speeding boat A trip on a Thames Rocket is something you'll never forget... speeding down the river underneath the London's bridges.
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