London City Airport

London City Airport (ICAO: EGLC, IATA: LCY) is a commuter airport close to the City’s financial district, and specialising in short-haul business flights to other major European cities. There are a growing number of routes to holiday destinations including Malaga, Ibiza and Majorca. There is also a business class only flight to New York JFK operated by British Airways.

Queues for security can be long at peak business times. From touchdown to the DLR (including taxi, disembarkation, immigration and baggage reclaim) can be as fast at 5 minutes, although 15 minutes is normal.

To get to the city centre the following options exist:

  • By Docklands Light Railway (DLR). The DLR runs to Bank station (27 minutes). There is a convenient change to the Jubilee line at Canning Town. Travelcard valid.
  • By taxi. Journey time approximately 30 min.
  • By car. 10 km (6 mi).
  • By bus, Take the 474 bus to Canning Town station and then the 115 or N15 into central London.

 

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