Fly from the most accessible of London’s 6 airports at London City. Located – as the name suggests - within the city of London in Newham and connected to the London Underground, London City is convenient for swift commuter flights to Edinburgh and other UK cities. There’s also a big enough short-haul offering to please weekend travellers, with flights to both sunshine and ski destinations in Western Europe.
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BA has the biggest offering at London City, with connections to cities and summer holiday destinations across Europe, as well as Transatlantic flights from London to New York. Flybe and CityJet take care of short-haul UK and Western Europe flights from London City Airport at more budget-friendly rates.
Airlines flying from London City:
Swiss International Airlines
London City Airport destinations
Flying from London City is a good option for quick weekend breaks to Dublin, Amsterdam, Paris and Florence to name just a few. The Algarve, Greek Islands and Balearics are also just a few hours away from central London. France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and other European nations are all represented by their respective airlines at London City so there’s usually a competitive range of fares.
How to get to London City Airport
London City Airport is in transport Zone 3 on the Docklands Light Railway, around 20 minutes from Bank station in the city centre. Buses 473 and 474 also head to the airport, and you can connect to and from National Rail services via the Jubilee Line at Canning Town (3 stops from London City).
Coming by road? London City Airport is outside the Congestion Charge Zone. If you’re dropping off passengers, you can pull up next to the Terminal Building (satnav postcode E16 2PX) rather than the car parks. For pick-up, you’ll need the short stay car park (E16 2PB), which is £3 for the first 10 minutes.