London City Airport (LCY)

If you are wondering which London airport is closest to the center of the English capital, we have the answer for you. London City Airport (LCY) is located just 10 kilometers from the English capital - making it the closest airport to London.

It is worth noting that London City Airport is located very close also to the main attractions of the city, the view of which you already have upon landing. It is the advantageous location that makes LCY Airport a popular choice for passengers who value convenience and time above all else. In 2019, London City served more than 5 million travelers for the first time in its history.

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Transfer from the airport

Excellent transport options to and from London City Airport is a definite advantage for city breaks and backpacking trips - the trip to the city center takes just a dozen minutes. Just a little over half an hour after leaving the terminal, you can admire Greenwich or walk across Tower Bridge.

London City is also a popular choice for business travelers. The airport is fantastically connected to business centers located in Canary Wharf and the Royal Docks. Planning a business trip with travel through this airport will give you more time to spend on business meetings, meetups and conferences.

You can get to the train station directly from the London City Airport terminal and also take city buses that will take you straight to London Underground stations, for example.

Amenities for travellers

At London City Airport, both before and after security check, you can enjoy the food and beverage offerings of restaurants, bars and cafes, as well as stores and boutiques. Due to the airport's popularity among business travelers to London, the terminal simply could not lack a luxury business lounge. London City Airport also offers assistance for people with disabilities, and a special play area for children has been set aside in the airport terminal.