London City Airport
London City Airport (LCY), located just 10km east of the centre, is a vital hub connecting the British capital with European and international destinations. Inaugurated in 1987, the hub is particularly appreciated by businessmen and executives for its proximity to the financial district, but it is also very convenient for those travelling for tourism. In 2022, it handled annual traffic of over three million passengers, a rapidly growing figure which makes this airport a valuable resource for those wishing to discover London's attractions.
Connections and Transport to London City Airport
London City Airport is connected to the city by numerous transport options. The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) provides a direct link to the city centre and other areas of the city, via transport network (TfL) connection points such as Canning Town, Stratford and Bank with trains departing every 4-10 minutes depending on the destination. Furthermore, bus routes 473 and 474 are available, connecting London City airport with various areas of the city, including Plaistow, North Woolwich, Silvertown and East Beckton. Those who choose taxis take variable travel times to reach the various areas of the city and with rates that vary based on the time of day. Before starting the ride, it is a good idea to find more information on the official website or consult the driver. For those who prefer to travel by car, there are the most important car rental agencies in the arrivals area and two large parking areas with security cameras.
London City Airport Services
London City Airport is designed to offer maximum comfort and convenience. Inside the terminal, passengers can take advantage of numerous services aimed at making their stay comfortable and pleasant. Free WiFi, numerous dining options, cafes, shops, including duty free and banking services are available to travellers. For an even more relaxing experience, there are two paid airport lounges, accessible to all passengers. For those travelling with children, there are nappy changing services while those who need specific services can request by consulting the appropriate page on the airport website.
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