London City Airport
London City Airport has the most convenient location of all London airports, it is particularly popular among business travellers. The business districts of Canary Wharf and City of London are located near the airport. London City Airport is mainly used on weekdays, there are no flights from Saturday 13:00 hours to Sunday 12:30 hours. In 2019, for the first time in history, more than 5 million passengers used the airport, most flights are operated by British Airways.
Where is London City Airport situated?
London City Airport is located east of London city centre, close to the A13 road.
How many terminals does London City Airport have?
The airport consists of one small terminal with two floors. The Arrivals hall and check-in desks are located on the ground floor, the security check and boarding gates (Departures) are on the first floor.
Travelling to London? Well begun is half done. Get British Pounds and a Visitor Oyster Card or London Travelcard for public transport in London. Book your tickets to London’s top sights: Buckingham Palace, British Museum and London Eye, save time and money!
A good alternative for flying to or from London City Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Kingdom.
|London Heathrow Airport||35km|
|London Gatwick Airport||42km|
|London Stansted Airport||44km|
|London Southend Airport||45km|
|London Luton Airport||50km|
|East Midlands Airport||175km|
|Ostend Bruges Airport (Belgium)||199km|
The distance from London City Airport to the centre of London is 14 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of London.
From LCY Airport to London City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from London City Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from London City Airport you can travel by train and tram. Visit the London City Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from London City Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of London is about £ 35.-. Book your taxi at London City Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From LCY Airport to London City centre by Taxi
At London City Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Budget, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.
Which airlines fly from and to London City Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at London City Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- British Airways
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near London City Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Hotels in London
Looking for the best hotels in London? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near London City Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Have you visited London City Airport lately? Be the first to write an airport review about London City Airport. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.