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London City Airport (LCY) transfers

Looking for an alternative to the traditional London City Airport shuttle or taxi? Whether you’re heading from London City Airport to London or from the city center to the airport, get where you’re going with the Uber app you already know. Request a ride to and from LCY at the tap of a button.

Hartmann Road, London E16 2PX, United Kingdom
+44 20-7646-0000

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Pickup at London City Airport (LCY)

Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the LCY airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about London City Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at London City Airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned LCY pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

London City Airport tips

Wifi at London City Airport

LCY Airport offers free wifi for all passengers within the terminal building. All you need to do is connect to the LCY Free Wi-Fi network and verify your email address.

London City Airport parking

LCY Airport features a wide range of parking options, including short-stay, long-stay, and valet parking. Parking is located a short distance from the main terminal building.

Luggage storage at London City Airport

A secure left luggage facility is available for passengers, with storage charged every 24 hours. To make use of the luggage storage service, log your items at the Information Desk before heading to the left luggage room.

Top questions from riders

  • Uber is available at LCY Airport, so you can enjoy a comfortable and convenient trip to wherever you need to go.

  • To find your pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.

  • Even if a trip is not very long, Uber rates to and from London City Airport may still be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Parking charges and airport fees might also be added to your final trip price.

  • Pickup timing can vary based on the time of day, how many drivers are on the road, and more. Once you request your ride, check the app for an estimated waiting time.

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London City Airport terminals: visitor information

Uber is the ideal choice for travelers arriving at or departing from London City Airport (LCY). With an emphasis on business travel to Europe and New York City, LCY Airport handles around 5 million passengers every year.

LCY terminal

London City Airport is a relatively small airport compared with the more well-known airports in London, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted. It has just one passenger terminal, which is divided into 2 floors. The ground floor contains the check-in desks and several service facilities, while the upper level contains shops, waiting areas, lounges, and the bulk of the restaurant facilities. The following airlines fly out of LCY Airport:

  • Alitalia
  • British Airways
  • British Airways operated by SUN-AIR
  • CityJet
  • Flybe
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa
  • Luxair
  • TAP Air Portugal

LCY restaurants

A wide range of restaurants, cafes, and bars at London City Airport is available both before and after you pass through security. So whether you’re looking for freshly made dishes or on-the-go fast food, getting a great meal before your flight is easy.

Getting to LCY

LCY Airport is located 10 kilometers (6 miles) east of Central London, while it’s just 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Canary Wharf, making it one of the city’s most accessible airports. There are numerous transport options for people traveling to and from LCY Airport, with Central London just 30 minutes away. The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is the main public transportation option, while numerous buses also serve the airport. For those traveling to London LCY by car, parking facilities are available, and Uber is also a great option. If you’re planning on parking your car at the airport, pre-booking is advised.

LCY shops

From last-minute travel necessities to luxury souvenirs, LCY has a wide range of options. Plus, the London City Airport duty-free shops—located in the Departures area after you go through security—are ideal for a little bit of retail indulgence before a long flight, whether you’re looking for luxury watches or quality cosmetics.

Currency exchange at LCY

Currency exchange facilities are available at LCY, and you can pre-order currency or prepaid currency cards in as little as 4 hours before pickup.

LCY hotels

More than 10 hotels are situated in the immediate vicinity of LCY Airport, providing an excellent range of accommodation options for people who want a nearby hotel. With Central London so close, there are also many upscale and budget hotels to choose from, ideal for guests with professional commitments, and many of the hotels offer meeting rooms and business centers for professionals on the go.

Points of interest near LCY

Located near Canary Wharf, London’s chief financial district, LCY Airport is close and easily accessible to the rest of London—if you’ve got enough time for sightseeing before your flight. With Greenwich just a couple of miles away, some of the area’s best attractions include:

  • The Cutty Sark
  • Greenwich Park
  • The National Maritime Museum
  • The Royal Observatory

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