London City Airport is located in the East of London in the docklands area. It has a number of transport links inlcluding the Dockland Light Railway (also known as the DLR) which connects the East of London with the London Underground - click here for a map) as well as the normal bus and train links. The closest main London railway stations include London Bridge, Waterloo and Stratford International. All three stations can be reached via the Jubilee line from Canning Town which is a seven-minute DLR journey to the airport. If you wish to continue your journey outside London to any other UK destination by coach you are best to head to Victoria Coach Station and pick up a coach from there. Help on getting to Victoria can be found on the Transport For London website.
Bus tickets for National Express can be booked online for other UK destinations. Select your travel details below to book online:
Megabus also operate a number of long distance bus routes from London and offer very attractive fares, click the following button for more details:
(Please note: If you buy a bus ticket using the form above for a specific time and you are delayed, the ticket will still be valid for any bus for 24 hours from the original departure time.)
There are no national train services from London City Airport. If you wish to travel on to another UK destination you will need to take the DLR to Canning Town tube station which is 7 minutes on the Docklands light railway then take the Jubilee Underground line to a mainline railway station such as Euston, Paddington or Waterloo and take a train from one of these hubs to your next destination. If you want more timetable information or want to check prices click the link below. Remember it is often cheaper to buy two single tickets for UK trains than a return ticket.
If you have a very early flight from London City Airport or arriving late you may wish to spend the night at a hotel near London City Airport which can work out cheaper than central London itself. To see hotels in and around London City Airport click the following link - London City Airport Hotel Deals.
The Notting Hill Carnival
(Sat 26th Aug, 2017)
Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. Every year the streets of West London come alive, with the sounds and smells of Europe’s biggest street festival.
(Thu 14th Sep, 2017)
The Mayor's Thames Festival takes place annually in mid-September. Activities take place over a weekend on the River Thames, the riverside walkways, roads, bridges, docks and public open spaces from Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge and beyond.
Lord Mayor's Show
(Fri 10th Nov, 2017)
The Lord Mayor's Show is an annual parade of various London based groups and societies. It is one of the longest established and best known annual events in London and dates back to 1535.