Some say that if you choose the closest airport to the city you will save time and money. Let’s see if this saying applies when you choose London City as your accommodation airport for your landing to London. In terms of distance it is pretty clear that this facility is the closest of all London’s airports being situated at only 6 miles away from the City Centre.
With a single 1500 metres long runway London City Airport can handle almost 4 million passengers a year serving important European destinations like: Milan, Amsterdam, Rome, Paris, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Rotterdam, Angers, Dusseldorf. Rated as the fifth busiest airport of London in terms of passengers movements London City Airport was opened for the large public in 1987. One can notice that there is a strong emphasis on business travel and specialized flights to New York mainly because the airport is situated so close to the business district of the city and the Canary Wharf. The airport accommodates important airlines like British Airways, Alitalia, Lufthansa, City Jet, Luxair and KLM.
Although it has only one terminal building London City Airport has plenty of facilities to offer for its passengers like: left luggage services, currency exchange offices, complimentary Wi-Fi, shops ( Aelia Duty Free, Boots, WHSmith) and eating places (Pret a Manger, Panapolis).
London City Airport is easy reachable by public and private transportation. Let’s see how you can connect to the City Centre once you arrive at the airport. There are many options to travel from the airport to Central London area so just have a look and choose the best for you.
By DLR –connecting East London to the Underground Network the Docklands Light Railway is a great option to consider when you need to arrive to Central London and not to spend too much on your ticket. The DLR service departs every 8 to 15 minutes and stops at: Canning Town, Stratford and Woolwich Arsenal. From here you can switch for the tube to your next destination. The journey can take up to 50 minutes considering also the interchanges.
By bus- there are also local bus routes serving the airport: 473 (Stratford, Silvertown, North Woolwich, and Prince Regent DLR Station) and 474 (Canning Town, North Woolwich and East Beckton via Silvertown).If you want to arrive to a Central London station like Victoria by bus here’s what you will need to take: bus 474 to Canning Town station, from there the 323 bus to Mile End Station. Here you will need to change for bus no 25 to City Thameslink Station and after that switch for bus no 11 to Victoria Station. The total time of your journey will be around 2 hours so this alternative it’s for sure time consuming.
The most comfortable way to travel from City Airport to Central London area is to book a transfer and enjoy the benefits offered by a Private Hire company. 247 Airport Transfer is the name you need when you want to book a City Airport to Central London transfer. With more than 4 years of experience in London’s Private hire industry 247 Airport Transfer provides excellent customer service and great rides with the most affordable prices around. A new and modern fleet of vehicles with up to 8 passengers’ capacity will make your City Airport to Central London ride a memorable experience. 247 Airport Transfer drivers are courteous and polite and they will take you wherever you need to go ensuring that you have a nice journey. There are many reasons why you should choose this company for your City Airport to Central London transfers : 24/7 customer services by phone, email or live chat, clean and safe cars, experienced drivers, affordable prices, free meet and greet service at the airport, free Wi-Fi in the vehicle, instant confirmation of booking details and instant invoice. And these are only few of the numerous advantages that you are being offered. Just keep us in mind whenever you want an airport transfer.
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