Limehouse to London City Airport by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Leave the train at London City Airport

How many stops? 8   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Westferry → Poplar → Blackwell → East India → Canning Town → West Silvertown → Pontoon Dock → London City Airport

Journey time? Approx 18 mins   Fare zones? 2, 3

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Adult fare for zones 2-3

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Adult train fare from Limehouse 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 £1.70 £1.50 £8.20 £8.20 £26.30 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £26.30 £101 £1052

Child fare for zones 2-3

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Child train fare from Limehouse 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 £4.10 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £13.10 £50.70 £528
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: Peak and off-peak prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. For Oyster cards and contactless bank cards ‘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. Read more about London train fares and child train fares.

Limehouse tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Limehouse station
 (zone 2)

Car parks near Limehouse train station

Alternative train journey to London City Airport:
Westferry to London City Airport, Stepney Green to London City Airport or Shadwell to London City Airport

 

London City Airport tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
London City Airport station
 (zone 3)

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

 

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to London City Airport – If you wanted to walk the four miles to London City Airport it would probably take you about 75-85 minutes

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 – Four miles will take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £16 to £28

Minicab to London City Airport – Here’s a list of minicabs close to Limehouse station

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